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  • n. Plural of protester.

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Examples

  • The refrain heard these days is that the month will be "sukhn," or hot, a word protesters often use to describe the towns and cities roiled most by demonstrations.

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  • Doctors drenched in blood worked on bullet wounds at a makeshift hospital in "Change Square," the name protesters have given the shanty town of tents they have staked out in the middle of Sanaa.

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  • Some members of the 15-member council had bucked the West's focus on violence by the regime, seeking equal condemnation for what they called protesters' "hostility to security forces."

    U.N. Condemns Syria as Hama Shelled

  • Its use of such rhetoric, and imagery including state television footage showing what it called protesters firing weapons and dumping bodies into a river, has increased fears it is girding for all-out war.

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  • Qaddafi, who has been in power since 1969, was last heard from publicly on the night of Feb. 22, in which he called the protesters "rats" and "cockroaches," warned them to stay off the streets and read a litany of offenses that would justify the death penalty.

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  • Our struggle's success and the consequent expansion of civil resistance to other West Bank communities may provide hope to viewers desperate for positive news from the Middle East, but today an Israeli crackdown on unarmed Palestinian protesters is threatening this growing movement.

    Ayed Morrar: Civil Resistance to Bring Down the Walls

  • In Snyder v. Phelps, the question involves Pastor Fred Phelps and seven protesters from the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church, who picketed outside the 2006 Maryland funeral of Matthew Snyder, a U.S.

    Of Scoundrels and Speech

  • They had cleared the protesters from the Commons area, and many students had left, but many stayed and were still angrily confronting the soldiers, some throwing rocks and tear gas canisters.

    The Kent State Massacre: 5 Days To Destiny | myFiveBest

  • He's never been to Greece, but he calls protesters there his "brothers."

    Protests Rile Southern Europe Threatening Continent's Unity

  • Over one hundred protesters from the Appalachian coalfields were arrested in front of the White House today, defiantly calling on the Obama administration to abolish mountaintop removal mining.

    Jeff Biggers: BREAKING: Mass Arrests in DC: We Shall No Longer Be Crucified Upon the Cross of Coal (PHOTOS)

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