brutalisation


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Noun1.brutalisation - the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.brutalisation - the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
3.brutalisation - an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualitiesbrutalisation - an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities
degradation, debasement - changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
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Torture in custody at the hands of officials of the state is partially responsible for the brutalisation of society.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo in Council on Sunday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take concrete action against the murderous activities of Fulani herdsmen in Yoruba land, saying the race was no longer comfortable with the continuing brutalisation and murderous humiliation of its people, even as it described government's silence as distressing and emboldening the criminals.
This does not make the Aligarh victim's brutalisation any less terrifying than what it already is.
"What you take sexual pleasure from and what you intentionally seek out is the brutalisation and abuse of real children by real people.
The unfettered brutalisation of the Kashmiri people has totally alienated them and Pakistan from India.
By honouring Mugwege and Murad, the committee has recognised their ceaseless work in highlighting the brutalisation of women as a consequence of armed conflict.
"The brutalisation of peaceful, unarmed Kashmiris through harassment, incarceration, disappearances, torture, extra-judicial killings, sham trials and summary executions is well documented internationally," Faisal stated."The valiant people of IoK, however, remain resilient in the face of all these hardships, as they pursue their legitimate right to self-determination.
'The brutalisation of peaceful, unarmed Kashmiris through harassment, incarceration, disappearances, torture, extrajudicial killings, sham trials and summary executions are well-documented internationally,' the statement read.
Mirwaiz also stated that what the state of Jammu and Kashmir has wreaked on them was largely responsible for this kind of brutalisation.
Did the gang-rapers ever consider having sex with each other--as consenting adults --or is it the brutalisation and violation of an innocent life they crave?
He said: "This is sickening glorification of the brutalisation of kids for IS.
But there have been other cases of physical attacks against individuals, including one sharply-condemned brutalisation of an eight-month pregnant woman because she was wearing a hijab.