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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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The killing of the trader sparked unrest in the area as traders agitated against police and blocked GT Road for traffic.
She became a pro-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.
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.
The news shocked the entire country, triggering violence in Kasur when residents agitated against the police's inaction over the rape and murder of Zainab, the 12th such case to occur within a two-kilometre radius of the city in a year.
But critics of the group claim its activists have taken over local Labour parties and agitated against MPs who are critical of the leader.
The MPA along with workers agitated against PESCO for prolonged loadshedding and illegally turned on power supply from the grid station.
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.
The protesters not only agitated against Natwar Singh by calling him "the fake king", but also burnt his posters.
Meena says for most part of Gehlot's tenure, Raje has remained out of the state and seldom agitated against the Congress's corruption.
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.
On Tuesday, students of Left organisations were baton charged by police in Kochi when they agitated against alleged irregularities in admissions to private medical colleges.