Example sentences for: dissident

How can you use “dissident” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There's other news today: The NYT reports that the Communists are threatening Boris Yeltsin with impeachment if he renominates Viktor Chernomyrdin to be his prime minister (a story first broached earlier in the week by the LAT ); the WP and NYT report that government security guards in Beijing brutally hauled away the wife of a jailed dissident to keep her from delivering a letter of protest to the visiting U.N. commissioner on human rights.

  • Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng was released from prison and exiled to the United States.

  • The Post lead asserts that the CIA now has convincing evidence that a leading Libyan dissident who was a U.S. resident just months away from citizenship was abducted from a Cairo human rights conference with the help of Egyptian agents and spirited off to Libya where he was murdered.

  • Although the organizations still support integration, their dissident members are dissatisfied with the outcomes produced by government policies.

  • Recalling that only one member of Netanyahu's government--former Soviet dissident Nathan Sharansky--attended last year's commemoration of Rabin, it expressed hope that the prime minister would attend this year's ceremonies.


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