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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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These activists would also serve as facilitator between the department and farming community,he said.
The incident happened in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where the Bajrang Dal activists raided a park and grabbed the coupled to beat them up.
However, companies in France, Austria, Switzerland and Ireland all have seen an increasing number of activist actions this year.
Activists are concerned with executive pay for two primary reasons: to highlight weak governance or to cite an impediment to the financial and strategic decisions they think should be considered.
Goldberg stated that the activists he represents start by doing research on potential targets, then accumulating a percentage of the company, waiting for the right moment to pass the 13D threshold.
The latest round of prison sentences comes as an Egyptian courts' decisions regarding activists continue to raise controversy.
But Valeri Osipyan told activists that Police will not allow setting of
Soldiers at one point attacked the activists injuring one woman and sprayed skunk water at the tents to keep the activists away and declared the area a closed military zone, said activists.
Some activists said women and children were also among the dead, but there was no footage of them available.
The activists staged a sit in between the Jordanian and Israeli crossings, but the Jordanian side transferred them to Amman, Sahweel told KUNA.
The activists were allowed entry by the Jordanian side, however, they were told by the border crossing officials that they may not be allowed access into Israel.
Hundreds of international solidarity activists were supposed to arrive at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel on Sunday, 15 April 2012, to participate in the Welcome to Palestine Campaign and express solidarity with Palestinians and their just cause.