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We may worry about what obstacles they’ll run into while living in such a repressive time.A worthy sequel to ‘Maurice’ revisits classic love story|Kathi Wolfe|August 26, 2021|Washington Blade
In Afghanistan we kicked out the Taliban because we said, not incorrectly, that they were harboring al-Qaeda who had seriously hurt our people and were also horrible and repressive.
Since becoming president of Belarus in 1994, Alexander Lukashenko has built Europe’s most repressive police state and ruthlessly used his power to stay in office as a dictator.Hackers are trying to topple Belarus’s dictator, with help from the inside|Patrick Howell O'Neill|August 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
To repressive regimes — including many in the Middle East — a failure of Tunisia’s experiment will be used to remind those seeking change that democracy isn’t the panacea they think it is.
Their goal was to intimidate the media and prevent coverage of the civil rights movement and local officials’ repressive and often brutal responses to it.A major Supreme Court First Amendment decision could be at risk|Samantha Barbas|July 13, 2021|Washington Post
The atmosphere on campuses has gotten repressive enough that comedian Chris Rock no longer plays colleges.
A society that was exclusive and repressive is now freer and more open.
What future repressive policies will these killings be used to justify?One Former Hostage Says Negotiate With ISIS, And Pay Ransoms If You Must|Sarah Shourd|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Repressive regimes forced the people here to join parties and causes.On the Ground, Collaborators With ISIS Could Be Its Big Weakness|Christine van den Toorn|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By restricting aid to only registered groups, the State Department is colluding with repressive regimes, fear democracy advocates.
Thereafter severe repressive measures were taken to curtail its power.
When Gage went out to enforce the repressive acts neither he nor those who sent him thought that his task would be hard.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Furthermore, the repressive character of the sanctions which are attached to it is sensibly less accentuated.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
More repressive edicts were issued, with the usual result, that secret societies multiplied everywhere.Condemned as a Nihilist|George Alfred Henty
Advancing years failed to reconcile Punch to the non-repressive method.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves