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Has anyone declared a time of oppression regarding the four Temple fasts?

The Sha'ar haTziyun (OC 550 sk 9) speculates if in his day (~1900 CE) there was enough oppression of the Jews to warrant declaring the fasts of 10 Tevet, 17 Tammuz and 3 Tishrei into full fledged ...
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Tannis Esther reason

Why do we fast on Tannis Esther? In memory of what historical occurrence?
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17 of Tammuz occurrences

What happened on the 17 of Tammuz?