oppression


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the act of subjugating by cruelty

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the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"

a feeling of being oppressed

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An unfortunate thing about oppression, besides the fact that it facilitates the mistreatment of large groups of people, is that it is quite often not very tangible to those who are not directly affected by it.
He also urged the activists to reinforce the people's movement across the country for freedom from the ongoing oppression by the ruling party.
The oppression of Indian forces could not supress the freedom struggle of Kashmiri people.
Isms in Language Education: Oppression, Intersectionality and Emancipation
This webinar will provide an introductory understanding of the concepts of power, identity, and oppression, and how they impact public libraries staff, services, programs, collections, and spaces.
Who said that after hundreds of years of brutal oppression, black people were asking for too much, too fast?
Islamabad -- Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan has said that there is oppression and lawlessness in Sindh therefore people of Sindh need change more than anyone .
KARACHI -- Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information Technology Dr Sikandar Shoro, condemning the oppression of the Rohingya Muslim brothers in Burma (Myanmar), has appealed to the international community to take immediate measures to prevent this cruelty and evil.
Have you wondered why people in one group could actually participate in the oppression of another or at least ignore the desires for similar equality by the other group?
Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday cried for justice amid alleged continued acts of oppression and persecution against her, including the latest report on her alleged sex video now being sold in Quiapo.
He also spoke about oppression and how Islam fought it.
I struggle against my oppression -- my gender oppression as a trans woman and my ethnic oppression as a Mizrahi Jew, and if I turn a blind eye to an oppression of another people, this would be hypocrisy.
THIS PAPER EVALUATES THE efficiency of the oppression action as a default contractual term between all corporate stakeholders.
It is much more helpful to think of racism as a form of oppression (other forms include sexism and heterosexism).
During that era, people did not approve of the oppressive practices of the coup perpetrators but supported that oppression by remaining silent in the belief that "you cannot mess with the government.