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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"We must note that the Kashmiris, like the Palestinians, like the Aborigines in Australia, like Jewish people who resisted in the Warsaw Ghetto, like the people who fought in the French revolution have the legal right to resist occupation," she said while referring to armed struggle in Kashmir.
So the bogus proposition that Hamas provokes Israel to attack Gaza is not only narratively false because Israeli military operations in Palestine always predate any Hamas operation, but also because Palestinians in their entirety are neither reducible to Hamas nor can they be denied the right to resist occupation in whatever form they deem necessary.
NNA - Hizbullah won't be insisting on its Triad rather than on party right to resist occupation, minister of the Environment Muhammad Mashnouk, stated during an interview on Voice of Lebanon radio station talkshow today.
"We are not terrorists but we have the right to resist occupation. I would say that you are greedy.
Lebanon's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Caroline Ziade, defended Lebanon's Shiite group Hizbullah during an open session of the council Tuesday, saying that the group "has the right to resist occupation (by Israel)," the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Wednesday.