passive resistance

Definitions of passive resistance
  1. noun
    peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
    synonyms: nonviolence, nonviolent resistance
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    hunger strike
    a voluntary fast undertaken as a means of protest
    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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