||This attitude was quite prominent a century ago when seeing the state as a tyrant and some anarchists believing that they had every right to oppose its oppression by any means possible.
||It is similarly used to negatively describe a person who betrays their own group by participating in its oppression, whether or not they do so willingly.
||In 1905, the working class in Russia, a generation brought together in vast factories from the relative isolation of peasant life, saw the result of its labour as a vast collective effort and the only means of struggling against its oppression in terms of a collective effort and forming workers councils (soviets) in the course of the revolution of that year.
||In 1964 Labour returned to power after 13 years of Conservative rule but the new government under Harold Wilson pursued policies seen by many leftists as anti-union (including an attempt to introduce "In Place of Strife" compulsory arbitration), while in Northern Ireland the government was seen by many in the Catholic community as supporting its oppression following the collapse of the civil rights campaign.
||Al-Qaradawi condones Palestinian attacks on Israelis only if Israel continues its oppression and averts peace.
||These decisions often criticize Israel for its "occupation of Palestinian land and its oppression of Palestinians."