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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After telling the tale of the beatings, it recommended all the beaten to institute criminal proceedings against their Governor, and, as soon as might be, to rise against English oppression and tyranny.
We wish to hold the land as it was given to us after the days of the Oppression," they cried.
What callous oppression! The dark places of the earth are full of cruelty." He wiped his face, and throwing out his arms cried: "Tell them, oh!
While injustice not only breeds crime and violence but also results in oppression and anarchy, so police have great responsibility to check oppression and help the aggrieved, he added.
India by spreading contamination of hate, oppression and injustice wants to destroy the environment of human life and survival.
The religious people of Tibet faced oppression under China's communist government, who passed the anti-religious legislation.
The ceremony was inaugurated by former Norwegian prime minister Kjell Magne Bondevik and Mishal Malik, whose paintings portrayed a condemning attitude against the Indian oppression in occupied Kashmir.
The Creator, Allah the Most High, detests injustice and oppression and sent messengers and prophets in succession to warn about the evil consequences of oppression in this life and the Hereafter.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Bahujan SamajEeParty (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday said that the government oppression still prevails in Madhya Pradesh as state Chief Minister Kamal Nath has failed to maintain law and order situation here.
Bethesda, MD, January 27, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Holocaust Survivor Calls for End to All Oppression on Holocaust Remembrance Day on occasion of today's (January 27th) observance of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, survivor of the infamous Warsaw Ghetto, Dr.
Oppression is commonly associated with injustice and the abuse of power.
A movement that seeks to counter oppression has to define the oppressor in some way.
The very remarks of the former Indian Home Minister indeed are realistic and keeping in view the ground realities as the people and leaders of India are witness to the fact that no amount of oppression and tyranny has succeeded to suppress the voice of Kashmiri people for their right to self determination.
Drawing from Carl Ratner's (2009) brilliant essay, the psychology of oppression is the psychological effect of social oppression and the system that sustains it.
Representative to the EU and Belgium, Harry Tseng (???), says hope for global democracy and the rule of law relies on Taiwan triumphing over Chinese oppression.