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Synonyms for brutalisation

the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner

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the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously

an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities

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"Mirwaiz said that the violence that the state has wreaked on us is largely responsible for this kind of brutalisation, as the police are being used against the people in the most brutal ways which leads to brutal reactions," he said.
What else could be if not a cruel joke the way the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has behaved towards the latest brutalisation of the besieged Gazans by the rampaging trigger-happy Israeli military?
Dr Harrison referred to them as "rituals of induction and brutalisation" ...
Lahore -- The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has slammed the mob attack and killing of four members of the Ahmadi community in Gujranwala and burning of five houses as "brutalisation and barbarism stooping to new lows".
The US, in co-ordination with its EU partners, announced economic and military sanctions against Libya's Moammar Gaddafi's regime citing continued brutalisation of people and violation of international norms and common decency.
He also acknowledged that the UN had failed to halt "the unacceptable brutalisation of villages in the area".
The brutalisation of this society through apartheid and the hopelessness among so many youths who can't get jobs, a deep lack of self-esteem and just a fatalistic spirit, makes people shrug their shoulders and say, Tm going to get it [HIV] anyway'.
"As such during this 26th SPLM/A anniversary coupled by the displacement, brutalisation and deaths of our people at LRA hands, we would like to renew our appeal to South Sudanese as well as the International Community to help salvage Western Equatoria from the verge of catastrophe because without cultivation and stability, hunger and starvation will start to affect the people of Western Equatoria this year." (ST)
I look forward to the first reply to this letter mentioning any or all of the following: deprived childhood, brutalisation, Victorian, dinosaur, violence breeds violence, etc.
At the end of the day his protest was all about the total and utter brutalisation of a generation by cruel, despotic and perverted officials, under various leaders, but none as evil as Stalin.
"This is an opportunity for civil society to engage - not by proxy through Government - but as ordinary British citizens joining their voices together with those from Africa to form a chorus calling for restoration in Zimbabwe and an end to the brutalisation of its people.
If something was to interfere with that, then there is a possibility - just a possibility - that they would look differently at the brutalisation of Tibet and their unwavering support for the brutal Sudanese regime.
'We question the need for such brutalisation of the central road network for something, which at present is not guaranteed.
I hope that we can all combine now to use the new bill and the existing laws to root out the brutalisation of children, which has gone unchecked for far too long.
The reality is that the political structures of Syria are so undermined by the stagnation, not to speak of the brutalisation of society arising from three decades of Baathist rule, that neither can be effectively achieved without profound political change, as the civil society movement well understood.