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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KHAIRUR -- PML-F leader Arbab Shahid Khan Bambhan while addressing a press conference on Thursday said that the SALU officials have made the records of corruption, while several students have been rusticated for raising voice against the corruption of the administration.
SWABI -- Speakers at a function here on Friday stressed the importance of the platform of universities in raising voice against the gender-based violence in a male-dominated society.
They said that the puppet administration's intention to shield the culprits became clear when it arrested a social activist, Talib Hussain, for raising voice against this gruesome incident.
The party sources further said that the group led by Amir Khan was also annoyed with the party leadership over not raising voice against the abduction of former deputy convener Shahid Pasha recently.
LAHORE -- The political leadership has hailed Prime Minsiter Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for raising voice against the atrocities being committed against the Muslims of Kashmir, Palestine and Mayanmar during his speech at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday.
Students Society leaders Naveed Ali Ghigyani and others said that there were massive financial irregularities were witnessed in the BKU but the authorities concerned have kept silence over it and those students who raising voice against it the administration were starting registering cases and targeting them with different tactics.
Malala, who earned international fame for raising voice against Taliban oppression in Swat, was shot in the neck and head and two other girls sustained injuries when the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) opened fire on their school van in Swat valley last Tuesday, reports The Dawn.
The occupants are issuing dire threats to them for raising voice against them, protestors added.
I've spent eight months in house arrest only because of raising voice against the Indian atrocities and Pakistani government impotence.
He wrote in the letter that HFH administration demoted him from grade 14 to 12 on charges of raising voice against illegal practices in the hospital.
He stated that this is not kingship where people are beaten for raising voice against the rulers.
ISLAMABAD -- Wife of the Chairman of Kashmir Liberation Movement Yasin Malik, Mishal Malik on Sunday asked the international community that why no one is raising voice against ongoing India brutality in Occupied Kashmir.
Addressing an anti Taliban rally in Pakistani city of Karachi on December 19th, Hussain had said, They may kill me, But I won't stop from raising voice against them and their heinous crimes against humanity in the name of religion.
Malala, 14, who earned international fame for raising voice against Taliban oppression in Swat, was shot in the neck and head and two other girls sustained injuries when the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) opened fire on their school van in Swat valley on Tuesday.
The PPP, he said would continue raising voice against the injustices, corruption and negligence of the government to save public money.