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dissident

a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
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His case has drawn strong expressions of support from other dissidents and comparisons with Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died Feb.
Intelligence sources say MI5 is taking the dissident threat "extremely seriously" as its cells include veteran paramilitary figures who are not only viewed as professional terrorists but individuals who have the know-how to carry out such a deadly campaign.
The two were among 75 people arrested and imprisoned in 2003 during a government purge of dissidents.
Meanwhile, at an event to mark the 12th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, where a dissident Real IRA car bomb killed 29 people, including a woman pregnant with twins, there were renewed calls for an end to violence.
The release will bring down the number of dissidents behind bars on the communist-led island to close to 100 and possibly have positive ramifications for Cuba's relations with countries that have long pressed the government to free political prisoners.
The dissidents will wait and see if Sinn Fein condemns the killing and calls for people to cooperate with police to catch those responsible.
It is understood senior police officers fear dissident republicans will attempt to mark his arrival with an attack.
If not the dissident, maybe it is the church that became establishment and yearns for a return to Christendom.
WASHINGTON - Union leaders who govern the AFL-CIO voted Monday to support President John Sweeney's plans to boost organizing efforts and continue political activities for pro-labor candidates and policies, but leaders representing a coalition of five dissident unions voted against Sweeney's proposals.
Feb 8) on the "Catholic" New Times newspaper being available in parishes, I fully agree that the overall content is blatantly dissident and destructive.
You only have to look at the areas in which the Islamic Republic has endeavored to crack down," he adds, to get clues about how the world of dissident Iranians is operating.
After chronicling her transformation in two spiritual memoirs--When the Heart Waits (1990) and The Dance of the Dissident Daughter (1996), both by HarperSanFrancisco--she turned to her first love: fiction.