Musine Kokalari was imprisoned and tortured by the communist regime in Albania in 1946 for standing up for free speech.
As Solzhenitsyn saw it, simple truths are always a threat to totalitarianism.
The sacking of Turkish education staff speaks to a broader agenda of control through removing educated dissident voices.
How do Afrikaners find a place in post-apartheid South Africa? A look back at the dissidents who took on the apartheid state over decades offers some examples.