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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The time is to recover the buried history of this active solidarity, of a period when Pakistanis went to fight in Palestine alongside Fatah when the latter was a serious resistance organization.
For their part, representatives of the Wall and Settlement Resistance organization erected a tent in the yard where the caravans used to be, in the presence of the Director of Education in Bethlehem, Sami Mroua, representatives of the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee and journalists.
The persons recruited by the second level could themselves recruit a number of new members to join the resistance organization.
Leader of the Turkish Resistance organization (TMT), Yilmaz Bora, in a written statement, criticised the 'Famagusta Initiative' for criticising Ertugruloglu, Kibris said.
Adding to the uncertainty is the emergence of a supposedly new player in the conflict: a resistance organization calling itself Weichan Auka Mapu, Mapudungun for "Fight of the Rebel Territory.
In addition to Quntar, Issam Sha'alan, a senior commander of the National Syrian Golan Resistance Organization was also killed.
The atmosphere within the stadium quickly shifted from celebratory to anger after the referee's call," said Araz News operated by the National Resistance Organization of Azerbaijan (NROA).
They chose hamas, which is Arabic for "religious zeal," but also can serve as an acronym for Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiya/Islamic Resistance Organization.
Thanks to the settlement process, the PKK is no longer a terrorist organization, but a resistance organization.
The overwhelming majority of Lebanese appreciate Hezbollah's role as a resistance organization protecting the country against the threat posed by Israel.
It was the cause of the establishment of the Papua armed resistance organization OPM that for a number of years jeopardized the work of the ZGK.
Denktas helped founding the Turkish Resistance Organization (TMT), an organization, that was formed to resist EOKA.