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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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On the call of the PBC, the resolution said, the Islamabad Bar Council, SCBA and other lawyers' bodies agitated against the filing of the 'mala fide references' against the two judges and organised a number of lawyers conventions.
The protesters agitated against Trump and chanted "America was never great," during Thursday's demonstrations.
Rawalpindi -- Lawyers on Wednesday agitated against police in district courts for not filing case against a judge for allegedly hitting a lawyer with paper-weight in the courtroom.
They made it clear that the government will be responsible for any untoward situation if they agitated against the government's action.
ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI -- Doctors in the federal capital continued their protest at the largest tertiary care hospital for a third successive day on Monday as they agitated against the government's decision to run the hospital under a board of governors.
Women agitated against them because they were men-only and King Charles II tried to ban them but failed.
'It is natural that people become agitated against such moves by a Government.
She became a democracy activist and was jailed in 1983 for participating in the Movement for the Restoration of Democracy which agitated against military dictator Ziaul Haq's regime.
But critics of the group claim its activists have taken over local Labour parties and agitated against MPs who are critical of the leader.
He has agitated against the change so relentlessly that last week the Fort Smith School District's longtime athletic director, Jim Rowland, announced his resignation after 53 years with the district.
BANNU -- Provincial Doctor Association youth forum of Bannu on Saturday strongly agitated against the Balochistan government for inflicting torture over the doctors.
Since the elite few received less than they used to, they agitated against the government.
Lebanon after the Cedar revolution examines the country's recent past since 2005, when a mass movement agitated against Syrian dominance in the wake of the assassination of former prime minister Rafiq Hariri.
"Factory officials appeared to have misinformed workers and agitated against us," the Germans said in a statement.
He said that President Bashar al-Assad started the implementation of reforms that he promised, adding that the more the West is agitated against Syria, the stronger Syria will become.