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a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

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characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

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disagreeing, especially with a majority

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According to the Arabic website of Russia Today (RT), a senior Syrian dissident source has quoted al-Jubeir as saying in a meeting with a delegation of negotiating dissidents on August 3 that Bashar al-Assad will remain in power.
They said that in a meeting of the dissident members of PTI the other day at Pakhtunkhwa House in Islamabad decided to contact other members of the party as well to make the move stronger.
The overview from the head of the PSNI's serious crime branch comes amid warnings from the police that dissidents are hell-bent on marking the forthcoming centenary of the Easter Rising against British rule by killing security force members in Northern Ireland.
At least three high-profile dissidents said they were detained by Cuban security officials Sunday after the papal ambassador to Cuba invited them to public events where they could be greeted by the pope.
Elson: George, how would Circon have turned out had the dissidents not been elected?
For most dissidents who have lived in Japan for a long time, the policy makes it almost impossible to regain their Myanmar citizenship and they now consider trading in their refugee status to become Japanese citizens.
Muscat : The relatives of the jailed dissidents welcomed His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's Royal Decree on Thursday pardoning those violating cyber laws and taking part in unauthorised rallies.
Wilman Villar, a Cuban political dissident who began a hunger strike in late November, died Jan.
HRW slammed Saudi Arabia's western allies, especially the European Union and the United States, for not taking a harder line over the conservative Gulf kingdom's arrest of dissidents.
Cuba has released two more political dissidents -- Hector Maseda and Angel Moya – from prison in a deal arranged by the Catholic Church.
And while Government again denied it was in talks with the dissidents, Chief Constable Matt Baggott said he would not see any such discussions as a betrayal.
And they are the reason the dissidents who oppose peace will be defeated.
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.
On dissidents and madness; from the Soviet Union of Leonid Brezhnev to the "Soviet Union" of Vladimir Putin.
A democracy advocate group in Hong Kong urged China on Friday to release political dissidents ahead of the mid-autumn festival, a traditional time for family reunions.