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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We must use our position of privilege to speak for those being oppressed instead of blindly denying their oppression.
We admire the people who resisted oppression with their bodies and minds, their reputations and bank accounts, their creativity and love, their homes, their time, their livelihoods, their lives.
And their differences help explain why one oppressed group can't empathize with how another group is similarly affected by a systemic oppression built into a culture.
Justice against those lies, their acts of oppression, acts of persecution.
Historical Development of the Canadian Oppression Action A.
To be precise, racism is the oppression of a multi-gender group of people on the basis of differences (not limited to those related to sexuality or disability) that are treated as inherited and unchangeable.
In our case, Turks are squeezed between the AKP's oppression and their fear of being without a state.
Madison argues instead that churches were not a "complicit villain" in the oppression of women, but "won genuine submission by upholding a moral code that subjected both men and women to reciprocal standards of conduct" (p.
MEASURING OPPRESSION THROUGH "REASONABLE EXPECTATIONS"
Confronting oppression, restoring justice; from policy analysis to social action, 2d ed.
out its dangers and heartbreaks, not attempting normalise oppression The saddest people I've met have been former prostitutes, all mentally scarred whether they've walked streets or been massage-parlour or the euphemistically described "escorts".
Mr Abdel used the film, which is called 'No,' to put forth his beliefs about both politics and cinema, with its main theme being oppression and overcoming it.
In Europe, there was the negative role played by Moscow in the former Yugoslavia, through its political and military support for the Serbs, and the murder and oppression against Muslims and Croats in Bosnia and Kosovo, and in Croatia, to prevent the peoples of these regions from achieving their dream of independence.
But the economic and social situation in Israel is not and cannot be detached from the political situation, from the continuing occupation and oppression of the Palestinians.