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dissident

a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
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With the exception of a few subtle criticisms against the government policies, he did not mention in his speech his political opponents focusing instead on his program.
They (rebels) should not rely on the information coming from our political opponent.
The "outsider" jibe hardly ranks as one of the most effective verbal blows ever landed on a political opponent and does Councillor Woods no credit.
an Attempt to Hinder the Growth of a Successful Political Opponent
Since my brother has joined political opponent, I should resign from the post on ethical grounds,' he remarked.
Hertzberg, who was known in Sacramento as a generous giver of bear hugs, emerged from the meeting arm-in-arm with his political opponent.
SARGODHA -- A Union Council Vice Chairman Asif Raza Shah of village Bonga was gunned down by his political opponent in the limits of Bhera Police Station, Police said here Monday.
Carney said he believes one of the neighbor girls is linked to a political opponent from the 1997 campaign, which Carney lost.
7 head-to-head showdown between the district attorney and the man he demoted for supporting a political opponent four years ago promises to be bitter and costly.
The state institutions were on Tuesday is being used in KP for maligning the politicians, he said, adding the PPP in its tenure had never used any state organ against political opponent.
It's a big deal to have your reputation impugned in the cover of darkness,'' said Hayes, who weathered several random accusations by her political opponent, including charges she hired people to hurt Boudreaux's niece.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Maritime Affairs, Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal Wednesday said incidents of shoe throwing on politicians were increased due to the use of unparliamentary language against political opponents.