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dissidents

A term applied to those individuals, particularly in eastern Europe and the USSR, refusing to conform with the politics and beliefs of the society in which they live. Often persecuted, imprisoned, exiled or executed.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has told the Syrian dissidents that President Bashar al-Assad will keep power, the Russian media reported on Sunday.
The sources said that despite several complaints to PTI chairman Imran Khan, the grievances of the dissidents MNAs, and MPA of PTI could not be addressed, forcing them to agitate.
The PSNI Assistant Chief Constable leading the fight against the violent renegades said a hardcore group of veteran terrorists are directing hundreds of active dissidents in their violent campaign.
Vatican officials did not comment in detail on the Sunday incidents involving dissidents, other than saying that some dissidents had been invited to papal events but no private meetings were planned.
Lors de la seance d'ouverture, vendredi apres-midi, du dialogue national effectif, les elus dissidents de l'Assemblee Nationale Constituante (ANC) se sont declares prets a reintegrer la Constituante avec le demarrage du dialogue national, a annonce l'elu dissident Hichem Hosni, president du Parti populaire progressiste.
Whitworth: Situations where the dissidents take control are quite different from the situations that I've been involved in, where the dissident is a participant in a turnaround process.
The Myanmar government's policy on dissidents in exile has left many with no choice but to take out citizenship of another country, even if they want to be reinstated as Myanmar citizens.
Summary: Muscat: The relatives of the jailed dissidents welcomed His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's Royal .
The dissidents made advances in the north and east but have yet to take a major city from government forces.
His case has drawn strong expressions of support from other dissidents and comparisons with Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died Feb.
DAMASCUS, September 07, 2011 (TUR) -- Syrian dissidents have established a "National Council" to struggle against the Damascus regime.
Saudi Arabia has arrested more than 160 dissidents since February, including writer Nadhir al-Majid, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, calling for their release, AFP reported.