Example sentences for: dissidents

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

  • They probably won't actually expel Palestinian dissidents (many of whom are wanted as terrorists in Israel), because Syria still wishes to be seen as sympathetic to the Palestinian national cause.

  • An opinion piece Monday in the Irish Times said, "Internment will not merely put the Nazi wing [of the IRA] behind bars; it will also serve to strengthen the conciliatory Adams/McGuinness wing in their arguments with dissidents inside the larger Sinn Féin/IRA family."

  • "Myanmar, arguably one of the world's harshest military regimes, is bound to crack down even harder on political dissidents after what happened," the paper argued, adding that Burmese dissidents could now lose their safe haven in Thailand since the sympathetic Thai government cannot be seen to support terrorist groups.

  • Nor should human rights advocates be allowed to make trade agreements contingent on Chinese kindness toward dissidents.

  • 5. Take the long view: U.S. policy wobbles because it is always responding to the crisis du jour--the Cox report, WTO, the latest suppression of dissidents, etc.


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