killing field


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killing field

n.
A site of large-scale, often systematic killing, especially a site of prolonged genocidal murder.
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Noun1.killing field - (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)killing field - (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)
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Opposition lawmakers on Friday warned that imposing martial law in Negros Oriental would only lead to more bloodshed, saying President Duterte's anti-insurgency campaign had already turned Negros Island into a 'killing field.'
DTI: Bulacan traders unaffected by bloodiest killing field tag !-- -- Ramon Efren Lazaro (The Philippine Star) - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am MALOLOS, Philippines A report by Amnesty International declaring that the government's war on drugs is a "large-scale murdering enterprise" focused in Bulacan has not affected businesses in the province, according to an official of the Department of Trade and Industry.
Bulacan Governor Daniel Fernando will call an emergency meeting with the police chiefs of the province this coming Thursday to discuss the latest report of Amnesty International alleging that Bulacan has become "the deadliest killing field" because of the spate of killings.
You look underneath some of those windmills, it's like a killing field."
According to the piece that has been published by 'The News International' on the 26th of April titled, Karachi becoming a killing field for newborn girls, stated that, 'from January 2017 to April 2018, Edhi Foundation and Chhipa Welfare Organisation have found 345 new born babies dumped in garbage in Karachi only and 99 percent of them were girls.'
Kashmir has been turned into a killing field where the lives of men, women and even children are not safe,' they said.
Talking to reporters here on Sunday, a spokesperson of JKNF said Indian had turned occupied Kashmir valley into a killing field.
The latest deaths on the Thika-Garissa highway, where 18 lives were lost, come at a time when the country was still mourning another 17 people killed at what has become the killing field of Salgaa on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.
Hitting out at the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan which has claimed responsibility for the attack, Omar said they have converted the school into a "killing field".
This book shows that inequality is literally a killing field, with millions of people dying premature deaths because of it.
The man Crilly, 57, admitted driving to the killing field was Liam Townson, who was jailed for 12 years by a Dublin court after he was convicted of carrying out the murder.
Instead of shying away from the scale of the atrocity--be it a killing field, a battlefield, the site of a massacre or in this case the site of a former Nazi death camp--such monuments reuse often vast areas of land in an attempt to freeze history, cast in stone the scale of lost life, and to make something strangely beautiful and moving from something that derives from absolute evil.