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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BEIRUT -- Lebanan's Resistance Organization Hizbullah has claimed to have shot down two of those Israeli drones in Beirut which attacked Iranian targets in Syria.
Yet even as it boasted of being the preeminent online resistance organization, it spent just $2,350--0.3 percent of what it raised--on independent expenditures supporting Democratic candidates or targeting Republicans.
Until recently I believed my mother marched (adorned by her diamond?) with the Black Sash, a white womens resistance organization, but when I asked her brother about this, he said, "Oh, no, she wasn't political like that."
The newly-formed Warsaw Ghetto Resistance Organization (WAGRO) took this argument a step further in its response to Arendt, Bettelheim, and Hilberg.
She recalled that women were also active in the armed resistance and that they fought in exile against the Nazi regime, such as in France and Belgium in the resistance organization "travail allemand".
My brother Ahmet joined the Turkish Resistance Organization. On June 10, the Greeks took him away."
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. That history cannot be erased.
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." Mapudungun is the native language of the Mapuche, Chile's largest indigenous group and the victim, in the late 1800s, of a so-called "pacification'' campaign that cost the tribe most of its ancestral lands in and around the Araucania, some 600 kilometers south of Santiago.
'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).