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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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The focus of activist activity continues to be in the US, with a 289% increase in activist actions in 2015 compared with 2010.
But there are also constructive activists who seek a low profile and approach companies with the intent of avoiding a public fracas.
With M&A at elevated levels, new strategies are opening to activists who either feel that companies should seek a buyer, or that deals involving companies companies they are invested in undervalue their stakes.
Moreover, the Raml police station case also includes journalist Youssef Shaaban, who has a history of supporting political causes alongside other activists in Alexandria.
Crowd sloganeered against the animal rights group once they saw Peta activists arrive at the site.
The city police headed by SHO Khurram Gul Butt rushed to the spot and requested to the protestors to disperse but the charged activists attacked the police as a result of which five cops including ASI Noor Ahmad, constables Ali Ahmad, Talat Mahmood, and Muhammad Bashir Rasheed were injured.
It is anticipated all 30 activists will be jailed for two months pending investigations.
It cited the case of female activist Rehana Al Mousawi, who claimed that she was stripped naked during interrogation while in detention.
A first attempt by Palestinian and foreign activists and residents of Yatta to build the tent village of Cann was quickly foiled when the soldiers, who surrounded the area, removed them and took them away.
In one of the videos uploaded by activists, some of the men appeared to have been shot in the forehead, face or neck.
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.