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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Patients of this group were categorized into two groups, the resistance group and the non-resistance group, based on whether the patient was resistant to the drug during treatment or not.
He finished his schooling and in 1941, when he was seventeen, the Nazis occupied France and he helped form a resistance group, using his other senses to solidify the group and their objectives.
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. When Nicole and the rest of the group embark on a mission to blow up a railway station, Nicole is captured by the Nazis and tortured, before being sent to a concentration camp in Germany.
Hariri said Hezbollah's involvement in Syria disregarded the interests of Lebanon as a whole, but particularly the people of south Lebanon, the Bek Valley and the southern suburbs of Beirut, all strongholds of the resistance group.
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.
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.
They are members of the anti-Nazi resistance group in Poland.
Mr Olner will visit the village's airport resistance group at a meeting on June 6, when he is expected to answer questions and explain the current situation.