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Synonyms for sedition


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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Describing events, state television said: "Hypocrites, monarchists, thugs and seditionists who wanted to create public disorder in Iran were arrested by our brave nation .
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.
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.
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.
The seditionists are those who violated the law, questioned the elections or who invited the people to street protests only after the Supreme Leader made his clear and direct statements on June 19 [forbidding protests against the election results].
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?
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.
The British government brought on the scene all its media and political potentials to support the seditionists during the 2009 unrests," Naqdi said, addressing a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday.
As a result, he called on members of parliament to withhold their votes of confidence: "It is now upon the Majlis [parliament] and the representatives to act upon their legal duties and Islamic obligations and to cleanse the new government's cabinet from the presence of disloyal seditionists of 2009," he wrote.
According to the daily Kayhan, there are additional charges beyond links to the BBC, including "cooperation with feminist organizations, creating frictions among Iran's ethnic groups, promoting despair and supporting seditionists.
Mohammad-Reza Naqdi (photo) said the reformists and Green Revolution advocates, now called seditionists by the ruling system, are the "new monafaqin.