political dissident

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n political dissident a dissenter from political orthodoxy
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Usage


In news:

The political dissident campaigns for a seat in Myanmar's Parliament.
A Chinese court has sentenced a prominent political dissident to 11 years in prison.
The report by independent auditors Ernst & Young looks into allegations that Ikea used East German suppliers who employed prisoners — some of whom were political dissidents — to manufacture goods for its stores from the 1960s to 1980s.
The company released an independent report showing that East German prisoners, among them many political dissidents, were involved in the manufacture of goods that were supplied to Ikea 25 to 30 years ago.
Rolling Stone, of course, is a kind of samizdat for political dissidents among the cultural elite.
Our final fiction roundup of the summer features an eclectic lineup: One is a fantasy epic, the second is a quirky first novel about an avant-garde family, and the third is a somber look at the kidnapping of a political dissident.
Spanish political activist goes on trial in Cuba over crash that killed dissident.
A Spanish political activist went on trial Friday in Cuba, accused of negligently causing the car crash in which a prominent dissident was killed.
BAYAMO, Cuba (AP) — A Spanish political activist went on trial Friday in Cuba, accused of negligently causing the car crash that killed a prominent dissident.
Bao Tong is one of China's best-known political dissidents.
Muhammad Solih, a prominent Uzbek dissident, was arrested in Prague and faces extradition to Uzbekistan on charges that human rights groups say are politically motivated.
The anti-Communist dissident got into politics partly through his love of rock and roll.
In reality, however, the dissidents who are now in politics were often also close to the center of power during the dictatorship.
The dissident playwright who led the 1989 Velvet Revolution against the communist regime is remembered for artfully weaving theater and politics.
At the Smithsonian Institution 's Hirshhorn Museum demonstrates Ai's progression to dissident and political artist.
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