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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President Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies, Farhat Asif in her speech said people of Pakistan are standing shoulder to shoulder with the oppressed people of Palestine.
In part I he cites the acronym MOPE (most oppressed people ever) as summing up the period from the later eighteenth century.
Tit for tat: In a speech Saturday, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi said, "Yemen, Bahrain and Palestine are oppressed, and we protect oppressed people as much as we can.
On Friday, Khamenei said that Iran would help oppressed people in the region and spoke against Saudi Arabia for its role leading a coalition of several states conducting operations against Al Houthi militiamen in Yemen to restore the legitimate government.
Rescuing oppressed people was a noble quality of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) even before he became a prophet," he said.
THE Archbishop of Wales today launches a rare step into party politics by urging people to use their vote at the General Election to benefit poor and oppressed people.
Our clear message to Muslim governments is to rise up to assist the oppressed people and show that the world of Islam will not keep silent in face of tyranny and injustice.
Ruffled wrote: "Again, our (US) attempts might have been misguided in effort or detail but never in our goal of trying to free oppressed people from tyrants' grips.
Kurdistan is proud of the fact that Erbil has always served as refuge for oppressed people, including yourself when you fled the former dictatorship.
Sadr called on March 2012 for public demonstrations on 19 March each year to commemorate the day of the oppressed people in a peaceful manner.
Sheikh Shihab al-Badri, Vice Chairman of the Commission said to NINA reporter today that the assassination of Sheikh Abdul Rahman al-Samarrai imam and preacher of Alkhidhir mosque in Jbeinat area north of Baquba, is a blatant example of this plan led guided by foreign agendas which aiming at eliminating the moderate religious symbols who calls for recuperate the usurped re-rights of the oppressed people in the province.
He also called on them to halt the plundering of Muslim wealth, support rebellious Muslims and oppressed people worldwide, and establish the Islamic Caliphate, or religious state.
Hyderabad, is organizing International Quds Day Conference & Rally in which scholars and activists from a broad section of the society in India to demonstrate international solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine.
there was no place to the tyrannies and the dictators and the Libyan people cannot stand but just the oppressed people and supporting them in their struggle to retrieve their dignity and human rights and freedom.
We salute] all those who participated in the Freedom Flotilla 2, those who did not manage to take part and those who were fought and prevented from assisting in the breaking of the blockade of Gaza and its oppressed people," Hezbollah said in a statement.