persona non grata


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persona non grata

  (formal)
someone who is not acceptable or not welcome He published a book criticizing the war and was instantly declared persona non grata by the authorities.
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The diplomat quoted a senior security official saying that thousands of Lebanese pro-Welayat Al Faqih Shi'ites and Christians linked to Michel Aoun would be declared persona non grata.
Deputies had elevated Downer to public enemy number one because of his reference to the "Greek Cypriot presidency", in the aftermath of Greentree, denounced his, supposedly, pro-Turkish stance and planned to declare him persona non grata.
Libya's Consul General in Sofia, Ibrahim al-Furis, declared persona non grata Monday, is still in the country.
The board of directors firmly condemns these comments and declares Lars von Trier a persona non grata at the Festival de Cannes," it continued, "effective immediately.
The festival board of directors "firmly condemns these comments and declares Lars von Trier a persona non grata at the Cannes festival, with effect immediately," the festival said in a statement after an extraordinary meeting.
I judged that the behavior of these individuals had become unacceptable, and that they should therefore be declared persona non grata.
All the television and newspapers - who covered my deportation from Egypt last year and my designation as persona non grata by the Mubarak dictatorship as if it were somehow discreditable to me, rather than a badge of honour - have completely ignored me during these, the last days of the tyrant's power.
Summary: Moscow says it was forced to respond in kind after its diplomat was declared persona non grata.
Fatima Zahra Jdili said that the Spanish police forces told her, after three hours of waiting, that she was a persona non grata in Melilia and Sebta due to the statements she made previously to the press.
Hussam Zaki of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that the convoy will be allowed access to Gaza but insisted on his country's decision to keep considering George Galloway, the British ex-parliamentarian leading the convoy, as persona non grata.
Galloway himself, however, is still thought to be persona non grata in Egypt, and no assurances were made in his regard, reported pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT, Monday.
Cairo Egypt yesterday declared British Member of Parliament (MP) George Galloway persona non grata and said he will not be allowed to enter the country in future.
Your books of memoir, Persona non grata and Adios, poeta .
Kamrob Palawatwichai, the first secretary of Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh, was subsequently declared persona non grata by the Cambodian Foreign Ministry and ordered out of the country.
Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said Fiji's acting high commissioner in Canberra was declared persona non grata and was told to leave Australia within 24 hours.