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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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Summary: Kannur, (Kerala) [India] Mar 14 (ANI): The faceoff between the police and local residents of Kannur district's Keezhattur agitating against the alignment of the proposed National Highway ended on Wednesday after the agitators were arrested.
Did Tory Brexiters respect the result of the 1975 EU referendum when they spent decades agitating against our membership of the largest free trade area in the world?
Clearing agents and local traders have long been agitating against the NLC staff for overstepping their authority both at Torkham and Jamrud while insisting that the cell should limit itself to its original task of building a modern customs terminal at Torkham.
ISLAMABAD -- The Indus River System Authority on Friday asked Sindh to ensure provision of Balochistan's share of water immediately, and warned of law and order situation as Baloch farmers had started agitating against water shortage in the province.
The nationalist leader Nawaz Khan Zaunr said that Sindhi women had always not only suffered at the hands of various taboos but had done a lot in every field from agitating against the tyrannical rulers but created the glaring examples of patriotism and chastity.
From the Board's point of view, they had to do something to mollify those agitating against the movie and so came up with this compromise.
The decision came in the backdrop of increasing unrest among the students, who were agitating against the state government over the issue of government jobs.
The Congress leader said all the communities in Gujarat are agitating against the state government, be it the Patidars, the Adivasis, Dalits and the farmers.
Reminiscent of the Third Reich, Jew hatred and agitating against Jews are in full bloom in Germany.
A 20- year- old youth was killed and 104 others were wounded on Tuesday as government forces fired shotgun pellets to disperse people, who were agitating against overnight raids and beating of villagers at Seer Hamdan hamlet, 69 km south of Srinagar, in Anantnag district.
On April 25 while hearing a contempt of court petition filed by Ayyan Ali, the Supreme Court had asked her to approach the SHC for agitating against placement of her name on the ECL for the second time, a few hours after its removal from the list.
In another turbulent meeting of backbenchers in Westminster last night, senior MPs accused Mr Corbyn's team of agitating against pro-war MPs.
Lahore -- Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP, has regretted the consistent in different attitude of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) towards the demand of almost political parties who have been agitating against DCO's role played in the first phase of local bodies' elections and they are going to do the same in the second phase of elections in Punjab as well.
In Venezuela, extreme right parties in the opposition, mainly representative of the interests of the elitist groups, have been agitating against the government of President Nicolas Maduro Moros, and trying to create instability since he was elected on April 14, 2013," he said.