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: Brussels [Belgium], Dec 17 (ANI): Police in Brussels on Sunday used tear gas and water cannon to disperse anti-migration protestors demonstrating against the United Nations' (UN) Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) agreed on by 164 countries in Marrakech on December 10.
They were demonstrating against "tough sudden rules" introduced by the university's administration.During the protest, the students damaged vehicles plying along the Nyali Bridge and barricaded roads, disrupting transport.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said that the agreement with protesters demonstrating against the Supreme Court's verdict of acquitting Asia Bibi, a Christian woman for blasphemy, ending her eight year ordeal on death row was just a firefighting but said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was committed to the cure.
At least five students were injured after the police baton-charged protestors demonstrating against a fee hike at the Peshawar University .
In a display of ruthless use of force, when police baton-charged protesters demonstrating against anincrease in tuition fee at thePeshawarUniversity.
Nobody knows what Brexit will mean but we have idiots marching all over the country demonstrating against it.
The Arabic-language al-Mayadeen TV Channel reported that tens of people in the town of Qamishli in Hasaka province poured into the streets, demonstrating against the SDF militias in front of al-Amal school in al-Wosta neighborhood and hoisted the Damascus government's flag.
What about demonstrating against Putin who has attacked the United Kingdom with nerve agent, shot planes down with our citizens on board - not to mention Kim Jong Un, Assad and co, yet not one rally off them for these, then we have Merkel, Barnier, Junker and Macron all wanting to put the boot in because we don't want to be part of the European superstate ruled by them, Have a march against people who really don't like us.
In a similar attack on May 24 evening, Tapandegan group took control of Mashhad airport's electronic sign boards, posting a statement protesting against Iran's military presence in the Middle East and expressing support for the people of Kazeroon, a city in Southern Fars Province, where people have been demonstrating against the government for months.
FAISALABAD -- A protest has broken out at Faisalabad's Zila District Road with lawyers demonstrating against the local police force.
Though the activists had been demonstrating against the enforced disappearance of Raza Khan, a peacenik, since this December in the Punjab capital for the first time they are assembling to raise their voice for the Pakhtuns, Sindhis, Balochs picked up from anywhere in the country.
RAMALLAH, March 30, 2018 (WAFA) -- Palestinians across the occupied West Bank the Gaza Strip and Israel are expected to mark the 42 nd anniversary of the "Land Day", in which six Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces while demonstrating against the seizure of their land in 1976.
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.