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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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Seeing God in human beings and serving that God is the very foundation of the spirituality of a Christian social activist. Jesus has powerfully explained the spirituality expected from his followers through the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), parable of the Last Judgement (Mathew 25:31-46) and the parable of the Rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31).
Hamdam is a social activist for promoting peace, justice and human rights.
Meanwhile, India's opposition parties forced the adjournment of the proceedings of both houses of parliament for the day after the detention of the social activist, who had garnered huge nationwide support for his fast.
Palacios develops an elaborate model that suggests that there are four different categories of social activists in both countries: ecclesiastical, Christian inspired, social ministry, and faith based activists.
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.
Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Mar 17 (ANI): Transgender leader and social activist Meera Parida joined Biju Janta Dal on Sunday in the presence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Taj Mahal Afridi, a social activist, termed the torching of house an unfortunate incident and accused the local administration of its failure to prevent such 'unlawful' incidents.
Dr Maliha Ehsan, a social activist said that transgender are the most marginalized community, who are deprived of their basic rights even, unfortunately transgender community is facing discriminatory attitude in our society.
Thiruvananthapuram: Well-known Indian social activist, Medha Patkar on Thursday described the floods in Kerala as a "dam-induced disaster".
He was a well known political and social activist. He was among the few nationalist leaders who resisted the Martial Law Regimes of Ayub Khan, Yahya Khan and General Ziza ul Haq.
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.

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