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John Hemming, the MP who named love-rat soccer star Ryan Giggs in the Commons, and who is leading a campaign against privacy orders, said: "It is a very oppressive act to stop someone speaking and, considering the sensitivity of his job deciding where large amounts of tax money is spent, he warrants being more transparent about things.
People who expressed anything but approval of sexual adventurism would be stigmatized: shamed for engaging in the oppressive act of shaming.
A group of 700 British artists including actors, musicians, writers, and visual artists on Saturday signed up to a bledge to culturally boycott collaborations with Israeli institutions and Israeli funded projects in an attempt to pressure 'Israel' to end the Israeli oppressive acts and discrimination against the Palestinian people.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has reiterated his stance not to sign the security agreement with the US as long as arbitrary and oppressive acts by foreign forces continued.
A clear voice for patriot opposition to what were seen as oppressive acts by the British government was just the beginning.
LONDON, July 31 (KUNA) -- The Guardian newspaper highlighted Tuesday the defection of Syria's most senior diplomat in Britain, saying he has quit on the grounds that he is no longer willing to represent a regime that has committed such violent and oppressive acts against its own people.
An FCO spokesman said: "Mr al-Ayoubi has told us that he is no longer willing to represent a regime that has committed such violent and oppressive acts against its own people, and is therefore unable to continue in his position.
The claim that God is on their side is commonly heard from certain American politicians and pundits while they simultaneously call for wars or oppressive acts that seem un-Christian.
The Dharma King" is story Samuel Falk Simms and his unusual charge of saving Tibet from oppressive acts of the Chinese government.
Baumeister, "On the one hand, there is evil aplenty: People perform violent, harmful, cruel and oppressive acts all over the world, and they have done so throughout history.
The destruction of this historic quarter in the '60s and '70s and the forced removal of its residents was one of the most famously oppressive acts of the apartheid regime.