nonviolent resistance(redirected from Nonviolent Resistance in Ancient Times)
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|Noun||1.||nonviolent resistance - peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate|
direct action - a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands
hunger strike - a voluntary fast undertaken as a means of protest
Satyagraha - the form of nonviolent resistance initiated in India by Mahatma Gandhi in order to oppose British rule and to hasten political reforms