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  • n. Plural form of necklacing.

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Examples

  • "Images of 'necklacings', violent beatings and the sight of frightened children caught between marauding mobs and police firing rubber bullets belong to a troubled period in our traumatic history; it has no place in our present democracy," the Helen Suzman Foundation said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They are also asked about their attitude to the 'necklacings' (burning someone with a rubber tire round their neck) that Winnie Mandela once famously endorsed.

    True Confessions

  • Attacks on Wimpy Bars and supermarkets and the "necklacings", for which the ANC and other mass democratic organisations were blamed, were often the work of the State.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Attacks on civilians and soft targets such as Wimpy Bars and supermarkets and the "necklacings" for which the ANC and other mass democratic organisations were blamed were often the work of the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In one instance Ivorian policemen stood by and watched the "necklacings," afraid to intervene.

    The Coming Anarchy

  • "The number of 'necklacings' and burnings has increased from a countrywide average of three a month in the first six months of the year to one a day in October on the East Rand alone."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The African National Congress's Johannesburg head office has summoned its western Transvaal leader George Mathusa to account for his reported statement that Bophuthatswana should be made ungovernable through "necklacings" and bombings.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Certain attacks on civilians - including "necklacings" and attacks on a cinema and restaurants - were in fact carried out by agents of the apartheid state in their continuing attempts to damage the image of the

    6. Did the ANC Perpetuate any Gross Violations of Human Rights?

  • Certain attacks on civilians - including "necklacings" and attacks on a cinema and restaurants - were in fact carried out by agents of the apartheid state in their continuing attempts to damage the image of the ANC.

    African National Congress Statement to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

  • "necklacings" that had occurred between September 1984 and March

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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