passive resistance

Definitions of passive resistance
1

n peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate

Synonyms:
nonviolence, nonviolent resistance
Types:
hunger strike
a voluntary fast undertaken as a means of protest
Satyagraha
the form of nonviolent resistance initiated in India by Mahatma Gandhi in order to oppose British rule and to hasten political reforms
Type of:
direct action
a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands

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