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re·pres·sive

(rĭ-prĕs′ĭv)
adj.
Causing or inclined to cause repression.
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In the 2018 index, the Philippines was also given the rating of 5 for 'intimidation and dismissals, violence, and repressive laws.'
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Speaking out on Twitter, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said Indian troops are continuing with repressive measures such as the arrest of Hurriyat leadership and a rise in so-called cordon and search operations that have contributed to death of civilians.
January 25, 2011 was a monumental day in Egypt's history as the citizens came out on the streets to demonstrate, protest and demand the overthrow of the autocratic and repressive leadership of Egypt's president, Hosni Mobarak.
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The spokesman said that it was strange that the police had retrograded to summoning the girls, women and their parents to police stations as part of its duty and repressive campaign against the people of Kashmir to instill fear among the dignified people of South Kashmir and such acts would not be tolerated.
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has urged the Sarawak government to lift all entry bans in the state, calling the practice repressive even if the state's Constitution allows for it.
President Sirleaf recounted on the call she made to journalists, re-emphasizing her commitment to remove one the repressive Acts from the PRC regime, Degree 88 A.
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