blockade


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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

to surround with hostile troops

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restrictions under the traditional blockade regime.
collectively punishment of civilian populations, the blockade is
The locals continued their plea to the UNC to end their blockade and raise their demands directly to the government.
Local shopkeepers welcomed the lifting of three months long economic blockade by the SHDDC but were apprehensive about the UNC blockade along national highways 37 and 39.
In reality, what holds back the tide of capitalist restoration that presses in from outside (and wells up from within) is not the US blockade.
The illegality of the blockade -- not a siege, since conquest is not the goal -- has been clearly established by five UN human rights specialists.
Therefore, it is arguable whether the blockade on Yemen is still legitimate if it leads to a humanitarian crisis such as the one we are witnessing right now in Yemen.
Palestine Solidarity Campaign says that change must be immediate and calls on the next government to put pressure on Israel -- including sanctions -- to end the blockade.
The Palestine Solidarity Campaign reiterated calls that change must be immediate and the next government must be put pressure on Israel including sanctions to end the blockade.
It is very important for old people to hear in order to be guided in life, feel comfortable at home and on the street, head of the Kyrgyz blockade society Anna Kutanova noted.
A statement issued by PTI said that PTI core committee felt that pressure of blockade had already resulted in a shift in Obama Administration's policy on drone attacks and as a result drones had been stopped for the present.
Party official Fiaz Ahmad Khalil said the blockade lasted 97 days.
A large posse of policemen was present around the Cliff House before the blockade began.
It nonetheless concludes that the Israeli blockade was lawful as a matter of international law and that the Israeli enforcement operation was in the main similarly lawful.
However, it is clear that blockade runners chiefly sought to achieve political, not humanitarian, aims.