Activism

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Activism

A doctrine or practice that emphasises vigourous non-violent action as a force to meet political ends.
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Serving democracy and freedom during last one decade, tens of Afghan journalists, writers and social activists were either killed during the war, by pro-government elements or by insurgents.
The protest by the social activist brought out deep anger of Indian people over corruption into the open as the ruling United Progressive Alliance government is battling a series of graft scandals.
Dry Each Others' Tears in the Stillness of the Night, by Rousseve, is based on the life of Robinson's father, Jonathan Parker, who worked as an actor, writer, and social activist and headed an interracial family during an extremely intolerant time in our nation's history.
Foreign citizens are not interested in protecting the interests of the state, said social activist Toktaiym Umetaliyeva to comment Joomart Otorbayev's suggestion of 7 candidates to become independent members of Centerra's board from Kyrgyzstan.
SOCIAL activist Anna Hazare, it seems, is keeping a close watch on his former aide Arvind Kejriwal who later floated m dmi Party (P) to fight elections.
KARACHI -- Social activist and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi has been hospitalized and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit due to ill health The well-known philanthropist's kidneys had failed last year and doctors had stated that he would be on dialysis for the rest of his life.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Ahead of meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today, veteran social activist Anna Hazare said he would be discussing with her how the villages can be made the focus while bringing about development.
12 ( ANI ): Former senior police officer and now civil rights activist Kiran Bedi said Thursday that veteran anti-graft crusader and social activist Anna Hazare has refused to end his indefinite hunger strike despite the Rajya Sabha announcement of taking up the Lokpal Bill for discussion and debate on Monday (December 16)
Social activist Medha Patkar is supporting members of the civil society in their efforts to save government schools in Chadarghat hearing death knell with the authorities deciding to bring down the buildings and proceed with the Hyderabad Metro Rail project.
Jason Mraz, Musician and Social Activist Named an Official AWEARNESS "Change Agent"
Those participating in today's march included writers Sugathakumari and Sara Joseph, social activist K Ajitha, environmental activist CR Neelakantan and writer and journalist BRP Bhaskar.
In preliminary judging, Sanchez Ochoa and the other participants were required to write an essay on a social activist.