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  • noun Plural form of brutality.


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  • Instead, diplomats, politicians and even the media in Pakistan have joined hands in calling brutalities against the Baloch as "Pakistan's internal matter."

    Malik Siraj Akbar: Pakistan Vs. Balochistan

  • Codrescu recalls the brutalities and petty stupidities of Romania's Communist interlude (he fled as a young student in 1965), but he's little happier with an America shaped by George W. Bush, Pat Robertson and Fox News.

    Local News from Wilmington Star News

  • "We find these vicious attacks on the LPM as a direct clampdown on the fundamental freedoms of poor people of South Africa to express themselves through public protest, and tantamount to the kind of brutalities inflicted on the dispossessed masses during the dark days of apartheid."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Stability Unit and paramilitary units in the police force, and bring an end to police 'brutalities' in industrial disputes.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Most of his success in _Deirdre of the Sorrows_ is due to the fact that he has treated Deirdre as if she were just one of the peasant women whom he has known; but the ready-made plot has hampered him, and he is shut off from the use of those little "brutalities" which give savour to his modern plays.

    Personality in Literature

  • And while Linda Boreman and Catharine MacKinnon aren’t here, when they are trashed in post after post, it feels to me like I am being gangpiled, because I stand for what MacKinnon stands for, and I have suffered the same kind of brutalities that Linda Boreman suffered.

    Feminist and feminist-friendly only thread: Civility, “Alas” and feminism

  • A brief perusal of the Jerusalem Post's 65-year-old archives from June 1946 alone reveals the brutalities perpetrated by British soldiers against Jews in their own country.

    Of French Solutions to Mideast Peace

  • Tens of thousands died as a result of these twin brutalities.

    Sri Lanka: No-inquiry zone | Editorial

  • The daily indignities and brutalities of the siege and the occupation and the shelling and shooting of civilians are virtually absent from BBC consciousness unless an attack on Israel sparks interest.

    BBC is 'confusing cause and effect' in its Israeli coverage

  • Life on the campaign, in spite of the brutalities of war, must have been enjoyable for the young king.

    Alexander the Great


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