reform movement

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Noun1.reform movement - a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
Age of Reason, Enlightenment - a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine; "the Enlightenment brought about many humanitarian reforms"
labor movement, trade union movement, labor - an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
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From the PDSH Reform Movement say that Menduh Tachi and Ali Ahmeti shouldn't be rivals for the Government because they are rivals to the Albanian voters.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Reform Movement official in Diyala province Ammar al-Hadad survived of an assassination attempt on Saturday near his home north of Baquba.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Secretary of Justice and Reform Movement Abdulla al-Yawar expressed astonishment for Iraqi governmental silence on Iranian attempts to steal Iraqi oil in the bordering areas.
June 15, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) -- Ethiopian-based Eritrean opposition group, the Eritrean Islamic Reform Movement, on Saturday reiterated allegations that Sudanese authorities have arrested eight of its leading members.
The FPM does not need a corrective or reform movement, but a coup to remove from it corrupt and fallen parasites like Bassil," Abu Jamra
with the free and reform movement, one of the rebel factions in the troubled
The foundations and donors supporting the education reform movement do have one enormous advantage over their philanthropic counterparts in the arts, health, the environment, human services, and any number of other fields, namely, the presence of measures of student achievement that allow real comparisons of school performance.
We, as Reform Movement, attach great importance to this process as that person must suit that post," he said.
There can be no doubt that the rise of reform movement during the early stage of President Khatemi's administration had its momentum and brought some degree of hope among Iran's ethnic minorities for greater cultural and political rights.
1) Ackerman could not have known it at the time, three years before the establishment of the Jewish state, but the Reform movement would soon turn to Israel as a key tool in this quest to instruct, inspire, and retain its young people.
The trial was yet another sign that Ahmadi-Nejad and his hard-line allies had already neutralized the reform movement as an organized force and were moving to consolidate power.
Leaders of Judaism's Reform movement have decided that a Jewish seminary in Los Angeles that faced the possibility of closing because of budget woes afflicting its parent organization will probably be spared.