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dissident

a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
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Pro-IRA slogans that had been painted over in the days after the shooting were restored, saying the dissidents "aren't done" and are an "undefeated army".
The Arabic-language al-Ahd news website reported that Sultan al-Ajami, Fares al-Yami and Jaber al-Mori, three prominent Saudi dissident figures, in a statement against bin Salman condemned his policy of harsh crackdown on critics.
PML-N district president Amjad Ali Javed said PTI's dissident group had contacted and requested PML-N councillors to vote in their favour, but the PML-N had rejected their request.
A reconciliatory committee comprised of Lower Dir district nazim Muhammad Rasool Khan, former MPAs Saeed Gul, Izaz ul Mulk Afkari, JI district secretary information Arshad Zaman and others made efforts to convince the dissident party workers and end the rifts in the party.
The sources said that dissident group of PTI are also preparing charge sheet against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak for awarding funds to likeminded members.
Vatican officials did not comment in detail on the Sunday incidents involving dissidents, other than saying that some dissidents had been invited to papal events but no private meetings were planned.
According to media reports PTI Chairman Imran Khan has contacted dissident members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly and has assured that their reservation will be worked out through discussion.
Addressing the first press conference here at NPF Central Office Saturday after NPF dissident group led by Kaito openly revolting against the leadership of Zeliang, the NPF chief explained that they had explored all possible means for the dissident NPF legislators to come to party fold but failed.
Commencing her life as a suicidally brave dissident against Soviet power, she was a moralist in the grand Russian intelligentsia tradition.
Not only was it going to be a rather unpleasant experience, but also people said to me, "Are you nuts to be running as a dissident? You will never be asked on a real board again." The feeling was that once you are branded as a dissident, that's it--you've just shot your career.
Ni Ni Myint, 33, a mother of two and wife of a Myanmar dissident who has been living in Japan for about 11 years, has decided to go back her motherland someday, but not at the moment.
The dissident forces said they had captured a key oil-producing area between the city of Deir Ezzor and the Iraq border.