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  • He gave a speech in 1936 stating that the executions were the only way to rid the Soviet  Union of the dissidents striving to undermine its grand success.†   (source)
  • I have never allowed this furious dissident the courtesy of my full attention.†   (source)
  • She read Sayyid Qutb, the dissident Egyptian writer regarded as the founder of modern Islamism, and slogged her way through Ibn Taymiyyah, the thirteenth-century Islamic theologian who, according to many experts in the field, was the wellspring for it all.†   (source)
  • Ruefully, because the henchman, a likable schemer named Ercole, is secretly involved with dissident elements in the court of Faggio who want to keep Niccolo alive, and so he contrives to stuff a young goat into the cannon instead, meanwhile smuggling Niccolo out of the ducal palace disguised as an elderly procuress.†   (source)
  • The Chinese keep tight control of the Internet to assure it cannot be used to spread the opinions of dissidents.
  • They'd captured more of the albino dissidents.†   (source)
  • He didn't know half the people she talked about — dissidents and philosophers and leaders-in-exile.†   (source)
  • I believe that it is only through empathy that the pain experienced by an Algerian woman, a North Korean dissident, a Rwandan child, or an Iraqi prisoner becomes real to me and not just passing news.†   (source)
  • "We've been hearing for some time about a dissident faction inside their intelligence community, one that does not especially love the Soviets.†   (source)
  • He appointed close friends and family to government positions, began to jail political dissidents and human rights advocates, and prevented the United Nations from investigating the slaughter of thousands of refugees in eastern Rwanda, for which his own men were responsible.†   (source)
  • My friends and I did not want to miss any of the meetings where political dissidents were publicly tortured and humiliated.†   (source)
  • When the Soviets first occupied Lithuania in 1940, the elder Ramius was instrumental in rounding up political dissidents, shop owners, priests, and anyone else who might have been troublesome to the new regime.†   (source)
  • A thousand or so dissidents sworn to nonviolence didn't present a threat to the Horde, but the number of defections from the Horde to the Circle was water on Qurong's flaky skin.†   (source)
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