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subjugate

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depress

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to do a wrong to; treat unjustly

to make sad or gloomy

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come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority

cause to suffer

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When the new oppressors got into political power, their first agenda was to immediately take the people's tongues and fill their backbones with fear in the knowledge that the people weren't descendants of fearful liberators.
But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.
The second stage in the process is when the oppressors launch the project of silencing and are actually able to silence some of those who raise their voice.
However, not all oppressors wield power in the same way or to the same degree.
Summary: Istanbul [Turkey], Dec 24 (ANI): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan labelled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the "voice of oppressors" in continuation of the war of words between leaders of the two nations.
In Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Brazilian educator Paulo Freire, pondering why those who have been oppressed too often become oppressors, states: "But almost always, during the initial stage of the struggle, the oppressed, instead of striving for liberation, tend themselves to become oppressors, or 'sub-oppressors'."
While calling on the international communities to come to their aid, he said they reason why they were killed by the government was to instill fear in Nigerians who are been oppressed so that they can't stand to faced their oppressors.
I feel dismayed and outraged by the cowardly decision of Judge Elmo Alameda who chose to side with the oppressors instead of the oppressed, in this case the vociferous critic whose only fault is that he has been made to enjoy, as a matter of fact, a life of liberty for more than 10 years as a former rebel.
Najaf / NINA/ - The Religious Authority, Jawad al-Khalisi, called on Wednesday for the masses of Iraqi people to stand in the ranks of the demonstrators in Basra and defend their oppressors, pointing out that the army and security institutions are to serve the people not to be a tool to oppress the oppressors.
Leila De Lima, who will turn 59 in detention on Monday, said her birthday wish is for more fortitude against her oppressors, a label that the Duterte administration rejects.
Earlier in April, Khamenei had said he was hopeful that the people of Kashmir would push back their oppressors by their resistance soon.
The post (http://www.palestinechronicle.com/humanitarian-aid-and-rhetoric-serve-interests-of-the-israeli-oppressors/) Humanitarian Aid and Rhetoric Serve Interests of the Israeli Oppressors appeared first on (http://www.palestinechronicle.com) Palestine Chronicle.
Press has been part of the daily life of humans ever since the printer was invented, he said, adding that with the development of print, audio and visual media and its wide reach, the tools of oppressors of press freedom also expanded, including prohibiting publication, defamation and intimidation of journalists on fabricated charges and prosecuting and imprisoning them.
PESHAWAR -- Paying tributes to the labourers for their struggle against the oppressors in Chicago, Awami National Party Information Secretary Haroon Bilour demanded incentives for Pakistan Railway labourers including increase of their salaries.
A well-known elderly writer who pretended to be on the side of the oppressed people of Kenya recently discovered her love for the oppressors. She published a long essay defending a 'government' that doesn't respect the law it wrote and the institutions it tried to buy.