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picket

verb avoid, blackball, blockade, boycott, demonstrate, demonstrate against, demonstrate protest, dissuade from entering, persuade not to work, protest, restrict access, take part in a demonstration
Associated concepts: informational picketing, lawful pickettng, mass picketing, organizational picketing, peaceful picketing, primary picketing, recognitional picketing, retallatory picketing, secondary boycotts, situs picketing, symmathy strikes, unlawful picketing, violent picketing
See also: demonstrate, protest
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Considering the numbers involved on both sides, the bitter month long build-up to the violent climax, the enmity of picketers and mill management and the industrial issues involved, the level of violence on 4 June was relatively low compared with other major police-picketer clashes in Australia's industrial history.
A Mansfield police officer reviewed videotape of the incident and confirmed Crose was the picketer shining the laser light.
Jesse Jackson led about 50 picketers in front of the Hollywood studios of KABC-TV (Channel 7), which broadcast the Academy Awards ceremony, to call attention to the lack of minority nominees.
The Company filed a motion for a temporary restraining order earlier this week seeking to limit the precise locations where picketers could stand and the total number of pickets allowed near the gates.
Guest picketers turned up to walk the lines on Thursday.
Peter Starbuck, who says he was Oswestry's largest contractor at the time, has insisted "hordes" of picketers caused chaos on North Wales' building sites.
She is also blamed by many for her government's stance against striking miners, which saw police launch a crackdown against picketers, arresting 11,291 people and charging 8,392 with public order offences.
At that stage picketers would be forced to end their discontinuous action which has seen them walk out for two hours in a morning and afternoon, four days a week.
Some picketers harassed the strikebreakers and guests, and there were several clashes between picketers and police with almost 1,000 picketers arrested during the strike.
Yesterday's Russian Tea Room picketers carried signs that accused Israel of war crimes and referenced the numbers of civilians killed in recent Israeli military campaigns.
The picketers said they arrived in the district headquarters by completing a two-day trek after the office called them to take rice.
Picketers blocked the road and stopped local autos and rickshaws.