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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 four fold typology that he has developed is a useful pedagogical tool that may be used by educators, religious and political leaders and social activists who are interested in social justice issues.
Journalists, social activists and a large number of people belonging to every walk of life were present on the occasion.
They made the announcement at a jirga attended by a large number of local elders and social activists.
New Delhi [India], Jan 16 ( ANI ): Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday asserted that the Kisan Pension Bill has been hanging in the Parliament for far too long.
He stressed that the social activist was not involved in any form of illegal activity.
Karachi -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has a report from IG Sindh about killing of social activist Khurram Zaki.
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.
RULING out support to his one- time associate Arvind Kejriwal in the general elections, social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday announced that he will campaign for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her MPs.
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.
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.
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.