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treated with contempt

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Srebrenica, the world's first United Nations Safe Area, was the site this brutal massacre took place in July 1995, by the Bosnian Serb army under the command of the most detested Ratco Mladic.
Hitler and Stalin detested smoking too, unlike Churchill.
In reply to a new round of killing, torture and beatings by the detested Burmese military junta, the United Nations has relaunched an old and failed response by sending a special representative who has faced the dictators several times, always emerging as the beaten man.
Maybe every fan should pick out the most detested non-Englishman on their club's books and give him the same treatment over the next few weeks.
In the world of architecture, a totalitarian ideology has dominated everywhere since 1945, and still prevails, despite the painfully obvious fact that the ghastly environments it has created are unsustainable and widely detested.
As evidenced by the more than 125 million phone numbers listed on the National Do Not Call Registry, cold calling is detested by many, and embraced by few, as a solicitation tool.
Like Ford, also a midwestern, Protestant, Republican advocate of what today would be called traditional family values, Olds detested unions and federal regulation.
Rock critics, who preferred Elvis Costello, the Clash and Talking Heads, detested Toto's glossy, polished sound.
IT used to be a firm favourite on the British dining table but tripe has now become the nation's most detested food, research reveals.
She ponders the plight of irrationally detested crows roosting in shopping center parking lots and of other creatures, such as geese, foxes, and snakes, struggling to survive under human influence.
It became very difficult to ignore all these people coming out of the Soviet Union who detested the term socialism, because to them it meant tyranny.
The inquiries go nowhere as everyone detested the victim.
Dinosaur detective Walker (David Hayman) and his detested colleague, the ambitious, modern miss Roisin Connor (Victoria Smurfit) investigate the case of a beautiful ex-hooker thrown from a block of flats.
Even his own defence lawyer admitted the 47 year -old unemployed electrician was ``the most detested man in Belgium''.
Yet the Democrats, fresh from losing the White House to a man they heartily and justifiably detested, were itching to give Nixon a bloody nose.