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.
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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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I have always raised my voice against injustice, in defence of merit and for the right of the players of Karachi being the elected KCCA secretary.
He said that university administration had made a fake case of wine against him, as I raised my voice against the university administration for awarding illegal contracts, he added.
He said that university administration had made a fake case of wine against him, as " I raised my voice against the university administration for awarding illegal contracts", he added.
I had raised my voice against TADA and POTA because I'm a victim of these laws.