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dissident

a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
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Punjab assembly poll results had sparked dissidence in Punjab unit of AAP.
L'Assemblee a accepte, avec dissidence, que le document du budget de 2017-2018 soit remis a un seul depute provincial de l'opposition qui sera personnellement responsable d'assurer que l'entente d'embargo est respectee.
The anthropology of dissidence can both theorize and document the struggles on the ground in totalitarian Soviet Russia, East Europe or China or against the cultural imperialism of the West through the diverse activities of politics, theatre, literature or poetry.
La milice NDC a ete creee en 2009 par Sheka Ntabo Ntaberi, mais une partie de ses troupes, evaluee a environ 300 hommes, a fait dissidence pour former le NDC-Renouveau.
The verdict sparked no immediate street protests, reflecting the toll of a heavy security crackdown on any show of dissidence, either by Islamists or secular-leaning activists.
An open internet nurtures innovation as well as dissidence, yet regulations fail to discern between the two.
Presented thematically (addressing economics and living standards, foreign policy, the place of the worker, race, gender, and dissidence), with an epilogue about the 2011 Party Congress and subsequent reforms, it can occasionally be somewhat uneven, but is never anything other than informative, fascinating, and readable, however much one might disagree with some of the judgments.
In 2011 Iran formed a team of Internet police to fight "cyber crimes," particularly anti-government dissidence on social media.
Kolkata: The north-eastern state of Assam could be in for a mid-term election, as 20 legislators of the Congress party have threatened to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) due to on-going dissidence with chief minister Tarun Gogoi.
The duo had even encouraged young Saudis on social networking sites to fight abroad and had tried to incite dissidence among women and minors, the paper said.
October 14, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - Minn Minnawi, the leader of a faction of Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM) relieved four commanders accusing them of treason, after reports of a new dissidence within the group blessed by Khartoum.
The lawsuit, sent to Rome, outlined "twenty-three years of scandals and dissidence" at Georgetown University, accusing it of failing to comply with Ex corde ecclesiae, the 1990 Apostolic Constitution for Catholic universities that "demands Church-affiliated institutions of higher learning promote and defend Catholic doctrine" (LifeSiteNews, 14 May 2014).