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krakdown

  • n  severely repressive actions

  • When the crackdown began, the boy returned from school to find police surrounding his home.
  • On the day of the crackdown, Chinese Red Cross sources told reporters that 2,600 people died and 10,000 were injured, although the organization later denied it.
  • The crackdown, however brutal, was a "lesser evil" that spared Poland the a direct Soviet military intervention, he argued.
News & Articles

  • Crackdown filling NKorean prisons with defectors
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's prison population has swelled with those caught fleeing the country under a crackdown on defections by young leader Kim Jong Un, according to defectors living in South Korea and researchers who study Pyongyang's notorious network of labor camps and detention centers.
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Crackdown filling NKorean prisons with defectors - NBC40.net
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea's prison population has swelled in recent years with those caught fleeing the country under a crackdown on defections by young leader Kim Jong Un, according to defectors living in South Korea and researchers who study Pyongyang's notorious network of labor camps and detention centers.
    June 12, 2013 - NBC40 South Jersey
  • Crackdown filling NKorean prisons with defectors - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea's prison population has swelled in recent years with those caught fleeing the country under a crackdown on defections by young leader Kim Jong Un, according to defectors living in South Korea and researchers who study Pyongyang's notorious network of labor camps and detention centers.
    June 12, 2013 - Quincy Herald-Whig
Quotes

  • Tendai Biti in 940 News
    Mugabe has started a crackdown,Biti told The Associated Press. "It is quite clear he has unleashed a war."
  • Nancy Pelosi in USA Today
    The resolution sponsored by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Beijing to "end its crackdown on nonviolent Tibetan protesters," along with cultural, religious, economic and linguistic "repression."
  • Scott Stanzel in Washington Post
    We call on the junta to stop the violence,Stanzel said. "The crackdown on the peaceful protesters there is quite barbaric."

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