dissident


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Synonyms for dissident

Synonyms for dissident

a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

Synonyms for dissident

characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

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disagreeing, especially with a majority

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Meantime, el-Jisser news website affiliated to the dissidents reported that the high delegation of Syrian dissidents negotiating with the government in peace talks has quoted Jubeir as saying that Assad is highly unlikely to step down under the current conditions.
The dissident members included MNAs Dawar Kundi, Junaid Iqbal, Khiyal Zaman, Amirullah and Sajid Nawaz and MPAs Qurban Ali, Yasin Khalil, Advisor to Chief Minister Shakeel and others.
Last week a 52-yearold prison officer required surgery after a dissident bomb detonated under the van he was driving in Belfast.
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.
The dissident group has already informed the party leadership that they will not be voting in favor of minister's father in senate election.
The feeling was that once you are branded as a dissident, that's it--you've just shot your career.
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.
His case has drawn strong expressions of support from other dissidents and comparisons with Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died Feb.
The two were among 75 people arrested and imprisoned in 2003 during a government purge of dissidents.
The comments came after a two week period blighted by repeated dissident attacks which have narrowly avoided causing multiple deaths.
Sadly, it was not an isolated incident as dissident terrorists continue their campaign of senseless violence as recent attacks in Lurgan, Derry and Bangor have shown.
Cuba came under heavy international criticism after the February 23 death of hunger striking dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo.
Summary: Police in Northern Ireland have begun a major operation aimed at stopping potential dissident republican activity.
The author offers a memoir in which he describes his involvements with Russian dissidents and dissident issues from 1980 to 2008.
There is, however, another definition of dissident, "one who openly disagrees with a prevailing system that is intolerant of opposition.