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Synonyms for counterrevolutionary

a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution

marked by opposition or antipathy to revolution

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The counter-revolution did not only bring down the first democratically elected government in the history of Egypt, stem the democratic transition in Tunisia and devastate Syria, Libya and Yemen.
Then came the counter-revolutions and it all fell apart, leaving only a few countries permanently changed for the better -- like Denmark then, or Tunisia in today's Arab world.
The youth refused to participate in the referendum because they consider what is happening as a counter-revolution to the January revolution (against Hosni Mubarak)," said Nafea.
This newly updated edition covers the conservative counter-revolution and cultural responses to the 1960s, offering a satisfying survey of the backlash to environmental, consumer and citizen-action movements in this country.
Respect for legitimacy is the sole guarantee against possible flare-up of violence and the counter-revolution," President Mosri made clear.
This second edition has been updated with material examining the legacies of the 1960s, including the conservative counter-revolution and the culture wars.
This view - which bypasses all details and complexities being witnessed in those countries - ends up only reiterating that the Syrian regime is on the side of the Arab counter-revolution.
Mohammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti said that no revolution would force a society to follow a certain system without generating a counter-revolution that topples this system.
On the other side of the coin, there is a counter-revolution movement [currently in Egypt], but this counter-revolution will not succeed," Ghannouchi maintained.
After all that effort, they were betrayed by Castro and forced to lead a counter-revolution in the Escambray Mountains.
This laxity in getting rid of Mubarak's people prompted them to direct a brutal counter-revolution using funds, thugs and some members of the media to scare the public away from the revolution.
This series of measures shows that the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, the head of the counter-revolution, is adamant to bring back the old regime and the presidential elections are merely a show," said a joint-statement released by six parties and movements in Egypt reported (http://www.
It is not uncommon'that the revolution by the masses turns upon itself and starts feeding upon its own to protect itself against a conceived counter-revolution or internal dissension,' wrote Ayman El-Amir in Egypt's .
The threads are inextricably linked to the story of the end of the age of optimism, revolution and counter-revolution.