raise a/(one's) voice against (someone or something)

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raise a/(one's) voice against (someone or something)

To publicly defy, condemn, oppose, or remonstrate against someone or something. The prime minister is facing heavy criticism after not raising a voice against the violence committed by the supremacist group. I was about to raise my voice against the proposal, but I was too afraid of losing my job.
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raise one's voice against someone or something

Fig. to speak out loudly or angrily against someone or something; to complain about someone or something. Tony was very polite and did not raise his voice against Roger. I was too timid to raise my voice against the injustices of the day.
See also: raise, voice

raise a/your voice aˈgainst somebody/something

say publicly that you do not agree with somebody’s actions, plans, etc: He was the only person to raise his voice against the plan.
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And if we really want that change, then we have to raise our voice against those who are incompetent rulers.
Maulana Jalal Haider Naqvi, Joint Secretary of Majlis Ulema-e Hind said that the terrorists in Iraq are not targeting any particular community, but they are killing everybody that is why today the Shias and the Sunnis have together assembled to raise our voice against terrorism.
We have gathered here so that we can raise our voice against the killing of civilians in Iraq and we are appealing to the government of India and the United Nation to raise their voice against it but everybody is quiet.
Not to tolerate nonsense, not to be indifferent and raise our voice against injustice.
Reacting to the awful incident Kejriwal said, "We knew that this would happen if we raise our voice against political leaders like Salman Khurshid and expose the nexus between industrialists and political parties.
It is imperative to raise our voice against the unfair treatment with Pakistan," Samaa TV quoted the Interior Minister, as saying.