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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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Reports of torture, sexual harassment, and horrible human rights violations have been reported from detention after the family of Loujain Hathloul, a detained activist, went to media to speak out about her detention conditions.
While there were fewer activist proposals overall in 2018, says law firm Gibson Dunn in its client letter on shareholder proposal developments, the average support for proposals voted on increased by almost 4 percentage points to 32.7%.
At least 35 activists campaigning against the region's infrastructure and transport projects have faced threats, beatings, arbitrary arrests, and detentions.
Art Young, Palestine solidarity activist, Canadian political prisoner, Quebec 1970
These activists would also serve as facilitator between the department and farming community,he said.
But so, too, did companies without an activist stake that leveraged an activist style of capital allocation.
The panelists then turned to speak about the most common tactics of activist hedge funds.
The lawyers for the activists arrived to assist them, but clashes occurred between them and police forces, after which the lawyers and activists wanted to organise a sit-in at the station objecting to their assault.
It is anticipated all 30 activists will be jailed for two months pending investigations.
The battle of words started in front of the Yerevan Mayor's Office between activists and deputy chief of Police, Valeri
In the other five GCC states the statement said female activists were arrested, mistreated or unfairly sentenced to heavy jail terms for participating in peaceful protests.