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This will also place fear in the oppressors which will be a lesson to others like them.
And believe me, those who consent to oppression are no better than the oppressors.
As a nation it appears that Wales (an area classified by the EU as mostly severely economically disadvantaged with some the remaining areas classified as disadvantaged), and other less affluent areas of the UK, will be unfairly burdened with the greater part of the second half of the UK's payments to the EU, at best we will be subsidising our English oppressors to make EU payment more palatable to the mass populations of England, or at worst laundering EU payments to the more economically advantaged regions of the UK whilst the more marginalised regions of the UK detrimentally suffer.
We can all take inspiration from the courage of the amazing women in the world who have stood up to be counted against far greater oppressors than we are ever likely to meet.
In order for this struggle to have meaning, the oppressed must not, in seeking to regain their humanity (which is a way to create it), become in turn oppressors of the oppressors, but rather restorers of the humanity of both.
We salute the youth who are today taking a stance of pride in the face of oppressors and tyrants.
As the military court is still refusing to release Tarek who is being prosecuted based on a wrong and irrelevant indictment, we have appointed Saturday, January 7, 2012 the day for an outcry over those oppressors and conspirators to bring them to prosecution and to ask for a promptly release of Tarek.
Such demonstrations must take place, because they represent the reaction of the oppressed people against their oppressors.
Cairo Egypt will soon host a first of its kind torture museum, exhibiting various tools used to harm and intimidate people around the world, in a bid to expose history's oppressors.
Oppressed people who struggle for freedom can sometimes turn oppressors if they are not careful in the process of acquiring their freedom.
The oppressors are no longer really human, whatever uniform they wear.
While she does not hesitate to clearly assign fault when the occasion requires it she makes the argument that todays oppressors are tomorrows victims.