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How to use the word reprisals in a Sentence?

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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.

Keir Giles

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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.

Chris Brautigam

Found on CNN
3 years ago

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.

Agnes Callamard

Found on CNN
5 years ago

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

Stephen Ventura

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

The last death threat I received in March said: 'We'll shoot you while you're driving your car'. We're afraid. Some schools and the areas around them are totally controlled by gangs, 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.

Francisco Zelada

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

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.

Francisco Zelada

Found on Reuters
8 years ago

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