raise voice against

raise a/(one's) voice against (someone or something)

To publicly defy, condemn, oppose, or remonstrate against someone or something. The prime minister is facing heavy criticism after not raising a voice against the violence committed by the supremacist group. I was about to raise my voice against the proposal, but I was too afraid of losing my job.
See also: raise, voice

raise one's voice against someone or something

Fig. to speak out loudly or angrily against someone or something; to complain about someone or something. Tony was very polite and did not raise his voice against Roger. I was too timid to raise my voice against the injustices of the day.
See also: raise, voice
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I am a poor person and I dont have power to openly raise voice against them," he said.
He said JPT is aimed to raise voice against encroachment on government plots and demand to recover government's plots and establish libraries, public parks on them.
He said that Muslim Ummah should get united and raise voice against Indian forces' atrocities on Kashmiri people.
Whenever the villagers raise voice against the company, it repeats its promise.
He also appealed to raise voice against corruption so that society could be saved from the affects of this menace.
HYDERABAD -- The struggle against enforced disappearance was seen in Sindh alone while though there have been cases of missing persons in other provinces but Sindh has dared to raise voice against such violations of human rights.
He added that PM should announce to take back the decision of implementing the custom act in the Malakand division otherwise his party will raise voice against it on every forum.
Then I contacted the agents and they have informed me that I could get my passport in a week's time if I paid another RslO,000 My only intention in sharing this miserable experience is to raise voice against this corruption which is being practiced publicly and without fear.
So I believe whoso- ever would raise voice against corruption, then congress will try to misguide people about that person," he said.
Over 400 video recordings of more than 280 children forced to have sex had surfaced three years ago while parents and victim families took to streets to raise voice against the scandal in Hussain Khanwala village, a village in Kasur .
He said that international community should raise voice against Indian forces' atrocities and oppression on Kashmiri people.
While talking to newsmen, the protestors said that the local influential men have occupied their agricultural lands and they are being harassed to raise voice against them.
They called upon the people to raise voice against corruption so that no one could dare to indulge in this evil practice.
The PUTA will hold a solidarity walk in the university on Thursday from TCC, to show sympathy with the bereaved families and to raise voice against the perpetrators of this heinous and ugliest crime against humanity.
Hazare had earlier said that he would defy prohibitory orders if police deny permission for the protest, saying it was the right of public to raise voice against injustice.