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forcible indoctrination into a new set of attitudes and beliefs

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NIA had detained a lecturer from Anjuman- I- Islam's Kalsekar Technical College situated at Panvel district for allegedly brainwashing the youth to fight for the IS.
Someone is persuading them, brainwashing them, helping them travel, arranging tickets.
Headmasters at many inner-city state schools despair at this brainwashing, and theft of resources, by a militant Tory zealot and want to return to how it was.
These zombies are also brainwashing adults and some folks even within Christian groups.
Sadly we have the British Brainwashing Corporation, a puppet of the English Labour Party as a First Minister and all our Welsh National Teams under threat.
It has also been confirmed these children were administered injection daily for brainwashing by Taliban.
THE parents of a young monk at Machairas monastery are suing the government and Church for brainwashing their son.
MIXU PAATELAINEN says he is brainwashing his Hibs players in a bid to end their Highland jinx.
John Frankenheimer's 1962 thriller The Manchurian Candidate depicts the brainwashing of captured American soldiers during the Korean War, with one soldier programmed to become an assassin.
Now in a newly revised edition, The Brainwashing of the American Investor: The Book That Wall Street Does Not Want You To Read
I am shocked at the money the council squandered on this and what I can only describe as the brainwashing methods it used on tenants.
Encyclopedia Wikipedia defines brainwashing as "The application of coercive techniques to change the beliefs or behavior of one or more people, usually for political or religious purposes"; while Oxford Advanced Learners defines the act of brainwashing as "To force somebody to accept your ideas or beliefs, for example, by repeating the same thing many times or by preventing the person from thinking clearly.
All the book's model lessons aim to teach little children to withstand America's state-sponsored brainwashing and to open them up to the self-evident truths of feminism, environmentalism, and the Left's account of history.
The group, which has about 87,000 global members, including 3,000 in the United States and 180 in Southern California, has been accused of intense recruiting, brainwashing and political puppeteering.