brutalization


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Synonyms for brutalization

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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He pointed that in response to this brutalization of a people: the Kashmir valley remained in virtual siege for weeks: a cogent narrative of what he called new dissent began to evolve in Kashmir and India, scripted by Kashmiris themselves and by some of Indias bravest public intellectuals, writers and journalists.
India's continued illegal occupation and its brutalization of the Kashmiri people through unbridled use of force remains solely responsible for the tragic situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Today, she wears on her mind and body the scars of brutalization by forces of dictatorship, however, tomorrow these very scars will be remembered as the precious medallions ever worn by a woman in the path of a heroic struggle for democracy and emancipation of the people.
'Brutalization and oppression of people struggling for their legitimate right to self-determination constitutes state terrorism,' the Pakistani envoy said in a debate on 'Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism'.
The Envoys underlined the need for an urgent and meaningful intervention by the international community to bring an end to the brutalization of the Kashmiri people.
NEW YORK -- Pakistan's Permanent representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi focused the world body's attention to the continued killings in Kashmir, saying that, 'The brutalization of people struggling for their legitimate right to self-determination constitutes 'state terrorism.'
Seldom before a woman was so victimized and brutalized in the course of democratic struggle as was the Maadr i Jamhooriat, he said adding that the scars of brutalization that she wore on her mind and body will continue to shine as glittering medallions inspiring generations to come to struggle for lofty democratic ideals.
Their subsequent execution-style killing is as horrific as it is condemnable and demonstrates further brutalization and desperation in the insurgents' ranks.
Such efforts would only result in a fascist code, moral vigilantism and brutalization of society.
Taken together, these two incidents once again highlight the level of brutalization that Pakistani society has reached.
As long she lived she wore on her mind and her body the scars of brutalization by forces of dictatorship.
We are no longer comfortable with the continuing brutalization and murderous humiliation of our people.
"Yet killings continue in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine," the Pakistani envoy said, adding, "Brutalization and oppression of people struggling for their legitimate right to self-determination constitutes state terrorism.
Ambassador Lodhi underscored that brutalization and oppression of people struggling for their legitimate right to self-determination constituted state terrorism, which should also be the focus of international attention.