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Synonyms for sedition

rabble-rousing

Synonyms for sedition

organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

willful violation of allegiance to one's country

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an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

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It is estimated that 15,000 people, most of them religious Muslims, whom the government fears as seditionists schooled in Taliban tactics, are currently detained in Karakalpakistan in inhuman prison camps.
The drama's principle characters comprise a motley lot: four male slaves, key among them the protagonist Augustus Newcastle, and the mad slave Hector; seven female slaves, including the conjure-woman Scylla and the every(slave)woman Phebe; four whites, among them the plantation owner, Amalia Jennings, and her husband Louis; and four free Black seditionists.
Student editors also have been treated as colonial-era seditionists.
He said that "if the two countries are harmonized on regional issues and the Islamic world, seditionists will not be able to induce differences between Muslims.
Hard-liners have asked the judiciary to execute the two opposition leaders, calling them seditionists who aimed to topple the clerical establishment.
Hard-line Iranian officials and the conservative news media refer to those who joined or supported antigovernment protests in 2009 as seditionists.
One person was shot dead and several were wounded by seditionists (opposition supporters) who staged a rally in Tehran," Fars said, without giving further details.
We insist that the best way to deal with the seditionists is through a natural and popular trial," the Guards said.
However, after enduring weeks of demands from FDR to "indict the seditionists," Biddie finally relented and appointed William Power Maloney, described by Fleming as "an aggressive publicity-loving Justice Department attorney," to begin compiling evidence for a treason trial.
from experience as smugglers, tax evaders, seditionists and traitors to the
The statement was greeted by shouts and chants such as, "Death to seditionists.
One person was shot dead and several were wounded by seditionists [opposition supporters] who staged a rally in Tehran," Fars said, without giving further details.
This will be the decade of setting scores with the seditionists by the friends of the revolution", one of the group's leaders, "Brother Sadeqi" announced.
But the confirmation of four of Rouhani's key nominees who were accused of cavorting with seditionists was a disaster for the discourse of sedition.
Why, now that the fire of sedition has been extinguished and the seditionists have been banished by people, has Germany started to grant asylum to them?