resistance movement

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resistance movement

An organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability.
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Directed by Yousry Nasrallah, the film revolves around a Palestinian citizen named Younis who flees to Lebanon and decides to join a Lebanon based resistance group, while his wife Nahila refuses to leave her hometown.
The Auschwitz Escape is set during World War II and tells of two individuals affected by the war: young Jacob, forced to flee Germany and join an underground resistance group in Belgium fighting the Nazis, and assistant pastor Jean-Luc Leclerc and his wife, who find themselves organizing a relief movement in their town when fleeing Jews ask for help.
But, as the Nazi grip tightens and her beloved Papa is seized, Nicole's determination to fight back hardens and she and Anton join a local resistance group and take part in dangerous sabotage operations.
When the Nazis invade Belgium, Nicole and her childhood friend Anton fight back, joining a Resistance group.
A drone also targeted a Palestinian resistance group near the Khaznadar station northwest Gaza, and injured one policeman.
Summary: Lebanon's Shiite resistance group Hezbollah has rockets capable of reaching major Israeli cities, Israel's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi said on Tuesday.
Summary: Amid continued clashes between Houthi fighters and Yemeni troops in northern Yemen, members of the Shiite resistance group have said they seized several key government positions in Saada province on Wednesday.
Israel fears the possibility that the Lebanese resistance group Hizbullah could obtain Russian cruise missiles from the Syrian army, the Beirut influential daily AN NAHAR reported Tuesday.
But her war really began in September, 1943, when she was dropped from an RAF Halifax, near Chateauroux, Loire, and was codenamed Pauline by a very active Resistance group, whose importance in the 300 square miles between Toulouse and Orleans grew as D-Day approached.
One recent commercial feature film which centres on a students' resistance group in Munich is Sophie Scholl.
He later flew more than 100 combat missions over Vietnam and led the "hard-core" resistance group as an American POW in Hanoi.
GERMAN film SOPHIE SCHOLL (PG, 117mins) traces Sophie Scholl (Julia Jentsch) who joins the White Rose, a resistance group against the Nazi regime in Munich in 1943, but she is imprisoned and interrogated.