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

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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.
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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

raise a/your voice aˈgainst somebody/something

say publicly that you do not agree with somebody’s actions, plans, etc: He was the only person to raise his voice against the plan.
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Using the power of writing, Faiz raised his voice against social injustice.
He raised his voice against the brutality and aggression.
Hyderabad: Popular Telugu film star and founder-president of Jana Sena Party Pawan Kalyan has once again raised his voice against what he called attempts to impose the Hindi language and north Indian culture on south India.
That is why he has not raised his voice against one of the biggest scam that has happened in the history of the country very recently, the gas price scam where the cabinet has taken a decision to increase the gas prices given to reliance from the Godavari gas basin," he said.
Leung has also raised his voice against the Hong Kong government's recent hiring of an antigay Christian group called the Society for Truth and Light to teach human rights to schoolteachers.
Budhathoki, 46, had raised his voice against the treatment of Bhutanese of Nepalese origin by the royal government in Bhutan.
Opposition Leader in Senate Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan said that Badar had rendered great sacrifices for the sack of democracy and always raised his voice against dictatorship.
He raised his voice against India's injustices towards the Kashmiris," he added.
Dr Israr, whose membership of the PPPs CEC, the top policy making forum of the party, has been suspended since two years said he was honoured with the 'medal of suspension when he raised his voice against the culture of corruption within the party.
Mir Sadiq Umrani has always raised his voice against injustice with anyone and its a sorry affair that in our own government we are being mistreated.