antirevolutionary

antirevolutionary

(ˌæntɪˌrɛvəˈluːʃnərɪ) politics
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) opposed to revolution, esp opposed to a particular revolution and the people who are carrying it out
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person with antirevolutionary views
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Sotoudeh, 55, was arrested June 13 and ordered to serve a five-year sentence imposed on her in absentia in September 2016 for allegedly carrying out "activities against national security in collaboration with domestic and foreign antirevolutionary elements," according to Human Rights Watch.
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Iranian authorities blamed that attack on "antirevolutionary" militants backed by foreign enemies.
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The dissidents, living in China, are also asking people to write condolence letters to the families of those killed and injured in the suppression of the demonstrations, labeled by China's government as "antirevolutionary riots." The dissidents ask people to write to Li Peng, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's legislature, whom they single out as responsible for the crackdown.
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