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reprisals

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  1. reprisals

    A reprisal is a limited and deliberate violation of international law to punish another sovereign state that has already broken them. Since the 1977 Additional Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions (AP 1), reprisals in the laws of war are extremely limited, as they commonly breach the rights of non-combatants.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reprisals in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reprisals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of reprisals in a Sentence

  1. Chris Brautigam:

    The unit sexual assault response coordinator has been working closely with Sgt. Elder Fernandes, ensuring he was aware of all his reporting, care, and victim advocacy options, the unit also facilitated his transfer from a unit who has recently deployed to a different unit within the brigade to ensure he received the proper care and ensure there were no opportunities for reprisals.

  2. Agnes Callamard:

    I also received troubling information of increased numbers of enforced disappearances of women and men alike, which may indicate even higher numbers of killings, it is of concern that this number may be underreported due to lack of complaints being lodged because of fear of reprisals.

  3. Keir Giles:

    Russia has a history of vicious and savage reprisals against civilians in any area when any kind of resistance movement is taking place. It's moved already to deport people from Mariupol to the remote parts of Russia, which is straight out of Russia's 20th century script for dealing with these problems.

  4. Stephen Ventura:

    He couldn't go back. Franco was busy enacting reprisals against the remnants of the opposition.

  5. Francisco Zelada:

    We fear reprisals from the gangs. Any decision you take and they don't like, like disciplinary action against a pupil, can bring a threat.

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