agitate against


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agitate against

To provoke or encourage negative feelings or opinions about someone or something; to protest something. The protesters are agitating against the company's unfair working conditions.
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agitate against someone or something

to stir up active dissatisfaction about someone or something. The students were agitating against the closing of the old cafeteria.
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agitate against

v.
To stir up public opposition to some cause or issue: The students in front of the administration building were agitating against the increase in tuition.
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Even ministers and governors agitate against this rally, but we will hold this rally despite all obstacles," Beknazarov stated.
As a result, finding ways to expose, agitate against, and otherwise resist the violence that women face daily has been a significant site of negotiation and coalition-building among women working locally, regionally, and internationally.
Yes, some people who arrive in this country from overseas have been persecuted in their own lands, usually because they are not prepared to work or agitate against their systems.
But Tribune executives see their request to the Federal Communications Commission as yet another chance to agitate against the cross-ownership ban.
Sullivan case not only prohibited states from subverting the Constitution by limiting criticism of public officials; it also gave a green light for citizens to agitate against the racism practiced by the state of Alabama.
For Americans, it was still possible to agitate against the state after 1968; it was just more difficult to be heard.
He warned if the government doesn't release funds, the representatives of local bodies would agitate against the government.
The meeting also suggested that the delegation before compromising the issue should strongly agitate against the attitude of the federal government in general and that of Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in particular.
The Valmiki community leaders in Sambhal, Amroha and Moradabad have threatened to agitate against the " atrocities of the SP government.
He said that when the damages are not properly compensated then it creates sense of deprivation among the victims and they agitate against the federal and provincial government leading to law & order situation.
Attanayake said that the UNP would like Fonseka to join them as they look to agitate against the government over the rise in the cost of living and other national issues.
The provincial cabinet had approved the summary and the bill will soon be tabled in assembly which he said his party would strongly agitate against its privatization.
Agra/Saharanpur, Jan 15 ( ANI ): Uttar Pradesh traders shut down their shops on Saturday to agitate against the undue strictures implemented by the police after an Election Commission directive asked the authorities to take strong action against those having unaccounted money.
if media men are not allowed to protest to register their genuine worries, how a common man can agitate against the lawlessness and bad governance of government officials using their authority to snub any voice to safeguard the vested interests they added.
Lucknow, Sep 5 (ANI): The lawyer community in Uttar Pradesh struck work on Monday to agitate against the killing of the two lawyers by notaries, following an altercation between them over alleged extortion of money.