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Synonyms for blockade

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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

to surround with hostile troops

Synonyms for blockade

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COMBINED MEASURES WOULD HELP CHINA MAXIMIZE PRESSURE ON THE BLOCKADER
The Elders told the blockaders, "We've been silent about this for most of our life.
During his routine weekly press conference in Tripoli, Zeidan also said that he rejected any official contacts or negotiation with the blockaders of the ports as the government do not recognize such actions.
As early as January 2003 logging operators began taking a detour to the east rather than contend with the blockaders at Slant Lake.
Over 5,000 people came from across BC to support the Clayoquot Sound strategy, and more specifically the logging community, in an event billed as "Ucluelet Rendezvous '93." (118) In counter-protest to the blockade, "200 litres of human excrement were dumped by the logging blockaders' information site." (119) Many environmental supporters would argue that this was merely industry-backed protest.
The blockaders have five binders full of support letters from people throughout North America and the world.
The protesters told the Independent Media Centre website that police raided camps and a cultural centre and tear gassed blockaders.
In terms of absolute numbers of active blockaders, the figure does not rise much above 5,000 people in Seattle.
Why did the oil refinery blockaders apparently have immunity?
Meantime, as the Chancellor proudly let drop that, since Labour came to power in 1997, the fuel escalator had paid off a handy pounds 30 billion of the national debt, before rousing the refinery blockaders to rebellion.
But many more militant unionists ignored Trades Hall's injunction, and several thousand marched around the casino where the WEF meeting was held before joining the blockaders at different entrances.
The Government will be desperate not to let blockaders get a grip again.
However, the blockaders were given overwhelming support (as the Record poll showed, 77 per cent of Scots backed their protest) for giving expression to national discontent about punitive petrol prices and taxes.
But she said: "I will support the blockaders to the hilt.