“Dissident” in the news
Publications and example sentences
Hong Kong Free Press
· Hong Kong’s ex-chief justice says security law must not be retroactive; opposes bar on foreign judges →
The move has alarmed democrats, civil society groups and trade partners, as such laws have been used broadly to silence and punish dissidents in China.
· Trump vs. Biden on George Floyd protests show why so many Republicans dislike the president →
These dissident Republicans range from suburban moderates to rural evangelicals.
· India's long lockdown led to breakdown of criminal justice system →
They said the law has been used to target religious and other minorities, human rights defenders and political dissidents.
· DNA research uncovers Dead Sea Scrolls mystery →
Many experts believe the manuscripts were written by the Essenes, a dissident Jewish sect that had retreated into the Judaean desert around Qumran and its caves.
· The Meng Wanzhou Case Speaks to China’s Diplomatic Paranoia →
A parallel case of Beijing’s stern belief in a foreign executive branch’s far-reaching powers was in 2010, when the Nobel Peace Prize was handed to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
· Gulf crisis sees new 'fake news' flurry online →
The initial coup claim in May was followed by tweets and news stories from pro-Saudi news sources that Qatari dissidents were openly challenging the regime.
· History Will Judge the Complicit →
During the 1980s, Birthler was one of a very small number of active dissidents in East Germany; later, in reunified Germany, she spent more than a decade running the Stasi archive, the collection of former East German secret-police files.
The New York Times
· Wallace Stegner and the Conflicted Soul of the West →
That shared value — of communal participation and collective identity — is what defines the Wobblies and the Latter-day Saints as dissident formations in the landscape of the West.
· China jeers as George Floyd protests sweep U.S. →
Beijing's own treatment of protesters and political dissidents, most recently the crackdown on demonstrators in Hong Kong, has long been met with withering criticism from Washington.