demonstrate against (someone or something)

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demonstrate against (someone or something)

To publicly display opposition to someone or something; to protest against something. Many people in our small town are demonstrating against that big construction project because they feel that we don't need more stores so close to our homes.
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demonstrate against someone or something

to make a public show against someone or something. The citizens demonstrated against the new policies. A number of protestors demonstrated against the mayor.
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Summary: Birbhum(West Bengal)[India]Mar 10(ANI): Trinamool Congress Party workers have been accused of thrashing some students of West Bengal's Visva Bharati University, who were demonstrating against the cutting down of trees at Shyambati area near Shantiniketan in Birbhum district.
KHAN YOUNIS, December 9, 2017 (WAFA) - A student was injured on Saturday east of Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip when Israeli soldiers stationed near the border opened fire at a group of students demonstrating against a US decision recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel.
Radical Malaysian Tamil organizations linked to the LTTE's ideology had been earlier demonstrating against Rajapaksa's visit to Malaysia to attend an international political parties' conference being held at the Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur.
NNA - Popular Committees representing Ein el-Hilweh refugees have been demonstrating against thuggish practices by certain Islamist gunmen when they raised banners calling for compensation for heavy material losses incurred during recent rounds of infighting between nationalist and religious-oriented militias.
I remember it full of men in their knitted skullcaps demonstrating against the disengagement, and the eager young people singing at the demonstration for social justice.
The protesters were demonstrating against cuts to hospitals, water charges and the effects of austerity of the working class.
NAJAF/ Aswat al-Iraq: Holy Najaf city witnessed today thousands of pro-Sadrist Trend demonstrating against US preparations to attack Syria.
The young actress is less-than-happy with her own country's government as well, as she was reported demonstrating against Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's government last month.
In another part of the city, Mullah Omar supporters have been demonstrating against the proposed law on Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW).
The members of the far right group were demonstrating against Islamic speaker Muhammad Abdul Jabbar giving a talk at the centre.
several EU nations, were demonstrating against what they believe are unfair milk prices.
Summary: Syrian security forces have shot dead at least 15 protestors demonstrating against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.
The two-hour event will involve students and lecturers combining to take education public, demonstrating against the cuts to education, increase in tuition fees, and the re-structuring of higher education systems.
AaProtesters said they were demonstrating against lay-offs and large salary inequalities.
There were 31 arrests after members of the England and Wales Defence League demonstrating against Islamic fundamentalists clashed with Unite Against Fascism protesters at the Bullring in Birmingham.