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uh prahy zing

  • n  organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  • v  come into existence; take on form or shape
  • v  ascend as a sound
  • v  rise up as in fear
  • v  rise to one's feet
  • v  come up, of celestial bodies
    The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...
  • v  move upward
  • v  return from the dead
  • v  get up and out of bed

  • A bloody uprising in Lhasa unthinkable a year ago drew the eyes of the world before China put down the demonstrations.
  • Eventually, the uprising was crushed, but only after some of the most vicious fighting seen at any point in Indian or British history.
  • The So Paulo uprising took place in a notoriously violent prison, which housed more than twice as many inmates as it was intended for.
News & Articles

  • Egypt court orders Mubarak PM Nazif freed
    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court ordered the release of former prime minister Ahmed Nazif on Thursday, because of a limit on pretrial detention in a corruption case for which he had been held since the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak. The court accepted an appeal lodged by Nazif, who was prime minister from 2004 until Mubarak replaced him during the uprising in January 2011. He still ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Mubarak PM Nazif to be freed
    By Tom Perry CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court ordered the release of former prime minister Ahmed Nazif on Thursday, because of a limit on pretrial detention in a corruption case for which he had been held since the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak. The court accepted an appeal lodged by Nazif, who was prime minister from 2004 until Mubarak replaced him during the uprising in January 2011 ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Anti-Semitic Vandals Mar Warsaw Ghetto Memorial
    Unknown vandals painted “Jude Raus” at the entrance of a memorial to the leader of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. The words, which mean “Jews Out,” were discovered Wednesday at the Anielewicz Mound in Warsaw. Click here for the rest of the article...
    June 20, 2013 - The Forward
Quotes

  • President Bush in Christian Science Monitor
    Bush said, "In Iraq, we are witnessing the first large-scale Arab uprising against Osama bin Laden, his grim ideology, and his terror network."
  • Amin Gemayel in International Herald Tribune
    The second Independence Uprising for change was launched today and it will not stop,Gemayel's father, Amin, told the crowds in Martyr Square, speaking from behind panes of bulletproof glass set up around the podium.
  • Khaled Mashaal in Reuters UK
    I call upon you to carry out a third intifada (uprising),Hamas leader Meshaal said on Al-Jazeera television.

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