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dissident

a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
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He has been accused of being complicit with the repression that led to thousands of political dissidents being kidnapped and killed when the military ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1982.
Polish novelist, Short-story writer, and political dissident.
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1977), the story of a political dissident incarcerated in a mental hospital, and The Real Thing (1984), a less exuberant, though still witty, study of the problems and possibilities of love and commitment, have maintained Stoppard's reputation as a brilliant wit and parodist concerned with problems of alienation and free will.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, is awarded each year by the European Parliament.
Oscar Biscet, a political dissident and human rights advocate who was imprisoned in 2002 for crimes against sovereignty and the integrity of the Cuban territory, was arrested outside his Havana home by four police and two state security agents, the (http://www.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A large number of people took to the streets in Bahrain to attend the funeral of a political dissident who reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody.
The EU has sternly denounced the prison sentence meted out to a leading political dissident in Vietnam, stressing that economic growth should go hand in hand with freedom of expression.
As a political dissident he has been living in the United States where he is the editor of the Arabic version of the Foreign Policy magazine published from Washington.
CAIRO: Political dissident and founder of Al-Ghad Party Ayman Nour said his party doesn't acknowledge the results of Sunday's parliamentary elections.
1 ROJ BLAKE (Gareth Thomas) A political dissident who was captured after attending a banned political meeting outside the Domed City.
I could see Charles as a political dissident if he said how ridiculous it is for someone to become head of state purely on the basis of who his mam is.