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The Castro regime continues to arbitrarily arrest, beat-up, and persecute all those who dare to speak their minds.Cuban authorities detain Blade media partner’s editor|Michael K. Lavers|November 23, 2020|Washington Blade
He was persecuted by government authorities for his activism, he said.Border Report: ‘They Can’t Continue Like This in Mexico’|Maya Srikrishnan|November 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He’s been persecuting people of color, and those words aren’t just harmless.
It still results in tangible harm and is a real threat to people who are persecuted.
Last year the New York Times reported authorities in Xinjiang used “free health checks” as a means to compile a genetic database of the region’s persecuted Uighur populace.Hong Kong’s new mass COVID testing scheme is free and voluntary—and some citizens are suspicious|eamonbarrett|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Now the church consists of people who only talk about how ‘we were persecuted’—even though they never were.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church|Cathy Young|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of gays being persecuted viciously in countries like Russia and Iran?
The basic premise that Christians should expect to suffer and be persecuted is not an invention of Rev. Sproul.
His memory is encyclopedic--a curse for a man who feels persecuted.
Madison knew directly how colonial-era Anglicans had persecuted Baptists.
That struck the people in wrath with an incurable wound, that brought nations under in fury, that persecuted in a cruel manner.
The prophet is persecuted: he denounces captivity to his persecutors, and bemoans himself.
Let us suppose that any one who denied the old crude errors of astrology was persecuted as a heretic.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
In that country, about the year 1642, many poor old women were persecuted to death.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
The persecuted minister obtained both a complete acquittal, and a signal revenge.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay