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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 move came after the workers' union protest in front of Mayor's office at Melody Market, who were agitating against suspension of their six colleagues deputed at Marghazar Zoo.
The world community observed today that every Pakistani was agitating against Indian brutalities in the Occupied Valley.
Summary: Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 27 (ANI): Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday met the workers of Modern Coach Factory (MCF) here, who are agitating against the factory's "privatisation".
On the call of the PBC, all the provincial bar councils, SCBA, the high court, district and tehsil/taluka bar associations have been agitating against the filing of references against the superior court judges and even organised lawyers' conventions in the federal capital as well as some of the provincial capitals.
On the other hand, the business community has been agitating against the revenue measures announced in the budget.
Excise and Taxation Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla said that his department had been agitating against the Inland Revenue Department and Income Tax Tribunal over the unilateral, unjustified, unconstitutional and unauthorised deduction by the FBR from the provincial consolidated fund.
figure By LUCY MKANYIKA A boycott by traders protesting newly introduced taxes in Taita Taveta is threatening to plunge the coastal county into a revenue crisis.The county government could soon be starved of revenue should traders at the major markets in Wundanyi, Voi, Taveta and Mwatate continue agitating against the new rates.
"It is only in Sri Lanka that you will find political parties agitating against the holding of a general election that has already been declared.
Tamil fisher associations have been agitating against the SL Department of Fisheries since 02 August.
The decision led to the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif after which the party started agitating against state institutions, a decision Nisar refused to endorse.
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?
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.
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.