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to do a wrong to; treat unjustly

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cause to suffer

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Persecuting the kind 'birdman' WELL, if anything comes out clearly about 'Birdman' Adnan Mir it's that he has a good respect for nature and birds and that the idiots at Birmingham City Council have little else better to focus their petty-minded attention on than persecuting good citizens with fines and threats of prosecution.
The enemy who is going to kill me is not any Muslim but he is a powerful man of the Spanish government who is persecuting me nonstop since last several months and now he is going to kill me any time by abusing his diplomatic power.
A dog breeder has accused a council of persecuting her after she was served with a second noise abatement notice.
Paul had been persecuting Christians and was on his way to persecute more and Ananias was a Christian.
THE DPP is persecuting gardai who make mistakes on duty, it was claimed yesterday.
Vatican critics such as Goldhagen, Zuccotti, Carroll, Cornwell, and Phayer surrender their credibility when they peddle the absurd notion that the Pope would actually embrace a group of barbarians, who made no secret of their contempt for Christianity and who were brutally persecuting his own flock in Germany, Poland, and the rest of occupied Europe.
The Egyptian parliament's speaker accused the European parliament of unwarranted meddling April 18 after it passed a resolution accusing Egypt's government of persecuting gays.
The film portrays the Catholic Church as the Taliban of Ireland in persecuting four young Irish women in a fictional boarding school .
He decreed the celebration of Easter on Sunday, and convinced Emperor Commodus to stop persecuting Christians.
But by ignoring the rest of Forte's argument--that radicalized Islamic governments and the millions who share their views are persecuting millions of Christians worldwide--Bush essentially secularized the movement's theology, to the dismay of its proponents.
The need is to get the Islamic government in the north to stop persecuting its mainly animist and Christian population in the south.
It seems Christians had no sooner stopped being persecuted by others -- the Romans, the Vikings, the Moors -- than they started persecuting each other.
But enough excerpts have been reported to confirm that he has joined the ranks of those Christians who, in hunkered poses, fantasize that secular society is persecuting them.