blockade


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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

to surround with hostile troops

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The report came from a neutral, international point of view and has important points," Khater underlined, noting that the blockade had caused material and moral damage to Qataris.
Three steel and coal plants in the Donbass region have been forced to suspend their operations since the blockade, which has caused routine rolling blackouts in the rest of the Ukraine, BBC (http://www.
A blockade always have adverse effects on the supply to the civilian populace like food items, medicines, drinking water, fuel and other basic needs vital for its survival.
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.
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.
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.
In London's Parliament Square, 150 men, women and children will be squashed inside boxes to illustrate the conditions faced by the people in Gaza who are trapped by the blockade.
opponents of the blockade around the world to raise our voices.
Party official Fiaz Ahmad Khalil said the blockade lasted 97 days.
KARACHI, July 2 -- Kuki militants, who were to begin an indefinite road blockade between Imphal and Ukhrul district headquarters, have called off the stir following an appeal from different social organisations.
The law and operational practice of blockade were considered all but dead by many in the 1990s.
WHY THE DESUETUDE OF TRADITIONAL BLOCKADE LAW MATTERS
He asked the CDA Chairman to submit reply within 24 hours over blockades in Aabpara and sector G-9 of Islamabad.
Russell presents academics, students, and professionals working in the field of cyber security with a comprehensive examination of applicable international law on blockades as they apply to transactions handled in cyber space.