political dissident

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a dissenter from political orthodoxy

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Bahraini mourners offer prayers to political dissident Hassan Hayki during his funeral procession in the capital, Manama, August 2, 2016.
Beyond Illusions' - author and political dissident Duong Thu Huong's first novel - has been translated into English for the first time.
A political dissident in Bahrain lost his life as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody, his family said on Sunday.
A political dissident who was a student leader during the Tiananmen Square protest in 1989 has been arrested on subversion charges in southwest China's Sichuan Province, a human rights watchdog said Wednesday.
CAIRO: Egypt's attorney general allowed political dissident Ayman Nour on Tuesday to leave the country for medical treatment, a judicial source said.
Alberto Rebollevo, who works at Angel's Club, a local gay bar, notes that the pride parade has brought various minority communities, including punks and the Zapatistas political dissident group, together in solidarity.
Prominent Czech playwright, poet, and political dissident, who, following the fall of communism, was president of Czechoslovakia (1989-92) and subsequently of the new Czech Republic.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded by the European Parliament every year since 1988 and to individuals and organisations fighting for human rights and democracy.
China's decision comes after a series of other penalties that seem to be China's reaction to the awarding of the 2010 Nobel peace prize to a Chinese political dissident.
A person's every movement -- whether kidnap victim, criminal, lost child, or political dissident -- could be tracked.
Russian lyric poet, essayist, and political dissident who was imprisoned for four years in a Soviet labor camp.
July 13 (ANI): China's most famous political dissident, a nobel laureate and democracy icon Liu Xiaobo, died at the age of 61 in Chinese custody on Thursday.
CAIRO: Egypt's public prosecutor has freed the country's best-known political dissident, Ayman Nour, on health grounds, a judicial official told AFP on Wednesday.
A longtime political dissident who advocated democracy and criticized the lack of religious freedom in China has been sentenced to six years in prison for ''subversion of state power,'' a human rights watchdog said Thursday.
At 8/1 is Vaclav Havel, the former political dissident and Czech President.
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