Bloodshed


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Slaughter; the act of shedding human blood or taking life, as in war or murder
References in periodicals archive ?
Dialogue with Pakistan is necessary if we are to end bloodshed.
The nation has witnessed unprecedented bloodshed in the last few years, with Fulani herdsmen rampaging through states in the North-Central, North-East and the three geo-political zones in the Southern part of the country.
It is need of the hour to resolve Kashmir issue without use of guns to end the ongoing bloodshed and immediate steps should be taken to uphold the human rights and dignity in the disputed region', adding that the recent civilian killings by Indian army in Shopian have again proved that men in uniform have been given a free hand to tackle the situation which has proved disastrous in past as well.
There need not be bloodshed to show our love for the motherland,' Poe added.
THE Dalai Lama has said there should be dialogue with Islamic State extremists to end bloodshed in Syria and Iraq, and argues that religion is never a justification for bloodshed.
Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
Siniora held the silent international community the responsibility of the innocent bloodshed in Aleppo on the hands of the criminal Syrian regime which commits crimes and massacres against humanity, urging them to act to stop this bloodshed.
SAKHAKOT -- Member of district council Malakand Haji Fazl-i-Raqbi has said that construction of the road in the area of Khanori and Khot could cause bloodshed among the fractions.
2216 and oblige the coup militias accepting and implementing this resolution in order to stop the Yemeni bloodshed.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The ystanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office has summoned journalist and Platform for Independent Journalism (P24) Chairman Hasan Cemal to testify because of a column titled "The number one [person] who is responsible for the bloodshed is the sultan in the palace, period
He said that they can gain the victory without bloodshed.
MOSCOW, May 21 (Saba) - Russia has called for an early ceasefire and stop the bloodshed in Yemen as soon as possible.