dissident

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  • Info A dissident, broadly defined, is a person who actively challenges an established doctrine, policy, or institution. more...
  • Although some members opposed to the peace deal formed a dissident group.
  • He is reported to have done the same for many other dissidents.
  • Because of that he became one of the best known dissidents.
  • Both nations have been accused of supporting dissidents and armed opposition groups against each other.
  • Many other critics were dissidents who had fled the country for places like France.
  • Part of the dissident movement was engaged in protection of civil rights.
  • Human rights groups charge that the term is sometimes applied to non-violent dissidents in China.
  • They can also find dissidents within the enemy's forces and influence them to defect.
  • The press became far less controlled, and thousands of political prisoners and many dissidents were released.
  • He continued the fight against dissident elements, including the indigenous rural poor.
  • Furthermore, doing nothing does not give rise to support for the dissident views.
  • These spies also sought out those who were dissidents in the area and paid them for information.
  • Many of them would now just be considered dissidents.
  • The ministry itself is believed to carry out some terrorism mostly directed at political dissidents.
  • They could easily present themselves as political dissidents, and their anti-communist position gave them additional credibility.
  • The dissident members of the executive council argued for a change in leadership and policy.
  • He spent a total of eleven years in prison for what the Soviet government considered to be dissident activities.
  • Over time he became increasingly involved in various dissident organizations.
  • However, there is no evidence to support he is sympathetic to any dissident republican groups.
  • Haslam's decision won her the respect of many dissidents within the party.
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