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Synonyms for crackdown

Synonyms for crackdown

sudden punitive action

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severely repressive actions

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Deputy Managing Director Finance and Revenue himself would supervise the crackdown and action would also be taken against those SDOs who would fail in implementing the crackdown in its true spirit, he added.
The crackdown which conducted in different areas of the city including Shahdara, Lorry Adda, Bhatti Gate, Masti Gate, Tibbi City, Shafiqabad, Islampura, Ravi road, Misri Shah, Sundar, Factory Area, Burki and Harbancepura.
Hundreds of businessmen are said to have already fled the country, fearful of what this promised crackdown might reveal about themselves and their accounts over the last years.
In a Sunday statement, the UK-based Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) condemned the Egyptian government for its crackdown on a peaceful rally on Friday on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, press tv reported.
I suspect we can add the promised crackdown on "Trojan horse" hardline Islamist infiltration of schools to the list as well.
A source in Anbar Operations told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that the army troops of Anbar operations command launched an extensive security crackdown in different parts of the district of Amiriya / 30 / km south of Fallujah as part of operation (avenge martyrs ) to hunt al-Qaeda's elements and destroy their strongholds.
htm) cancelled the biannual Bright Star joint military exercise with Egypt in the first concrete action against the military-backed regime's murderous crackdown on pro-Morsi supporters.
The crackdown on risky lending by China's regulators has exposed Ping An Insurance Group's (SHA: 601318) banking arm to the turmoil in the country's markets.
Pronouncing its order on the Delhi Police's midnight crackdown on Baba Ramdev's camp in New Delhi, the apex court said the yoga guru was guilty of negligence, while the Delhi Police was at fault for not taking timely steps to avert a confrontation.
backed non-governmental organizations was "unacceptable" and blamed hold-overs from the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak for the crackdown.
DAMASCUS (TAP)-Dozens of Syrian opposition members have convened in the capital, Damascus, to call on President Bashar al-Assad to end his deadly crackdown on peaceful protesters across the country.
Dubai More than 200 members of Syria's ruling Baath Party quit in protest against President Bashar Al Assad's brutal crackdown on opponents as tanks rolled into Latakia on Wednesday night.
The arrests were part of Operation Nominal, an ongoing vice crackdown in the Caldmore, Palfrey, Pleck and Delves areas of the town.
Put simply - Crackdown 2 is an engaging and action-packed adventure game, filled with highoctane explosions and sandbox ingenuity.