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- ‘Nine children and three women told similar stories of enslavement and brutalization, including rape.’
- ‘During the protest I witnessed police brutalization of homeless persons, especially around panhandling and sleeping outside.’
- ‘Leaving aside the destruction of the infrastructure, the degradation of all social and civic institutions, the rupturing of all normal connections with the outside world, there is the brutalisation of society itself.’
- ‘Clashes among armed factions, with the accompanying brutalization of the populace, have heightened the climate of fear.’
- ‘At the same time, we continued to allow slavery, the oppression of women, the brutalization of Native Americans, etc.’
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