Example sentences for: dissident

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

  • The Beijing government has stifled every remaining dissident through exile, imprisonment, or intimidation.

  • The Washington Post , New York Times , and Los Angeles Times lead with the victory of long-time dissident Kim Dae Jung in the South Korean presidential election.

  • Something like: "Franjo Tudjman: Warrior, Dissident, Man of Letters, Statesman, Liberator, and Father of the Free, Independent, and Democratic Nation of Croatia ." History will remember him more accurately: "Franjo Tudjman: Not Quite as Bad as Milosevic ."

  • Dissident Wang, a leader of the 1989 pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square crushed by Chinese Army tanks, landed in Detroit yesterday after his release from a Chinese jail.

  • 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.


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