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Food in Nigeria has long been weaponized, withheld, and used as a means of corruption and coercion by those in power.
FEEDING A NEW NIGERIANELSON C.J.JANUARY 22, 2021EATER
The complaint alleges that law enforcement deprived Alamance County voters “of their fundamental right to vote free from intimidation, harassment, threats, or other forms of coercion.”
PISTOLS, A HEARSE AND TRUCKS PLAYING CHICKEN: WHY SOME VOTERS FELT HARASSED AND INTIMIDATED AT THE POLLSBY ADRIANA GALLARDO, MARYAM JAMEEL AND RYAN MCCARTHYDECEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
I started hearing about rampant sexual harassment, coercion and abuse of undocumented immigrant women in low-wage, temporary factory jobs.
TEMP WORKERS FIGHT BACK AGAINST ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SAY THEY FACE RETALIATION FOR DOING SOBY MELISSA SANCHEZAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
In the broadest sense, at home and internationally, the US is moving towards coercion and the exercise of hard power, and away from its previous strategies based on soft power and international leadership.
GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS SHOW HOW THE US HAS RETREATED FROM ITS POSITION AS A WORLD LEADERLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
In my work on wrongful conviction cases in Philadelphia, I regularly encounter patterns of police misconduct including witness intimidation, evidence tampering and coercion.
POLICE OFFICERS ACCUSED OF BRUTAL VIOLENCE OFTEN HAVE A HISTORY OF COMPLAINTS BY CITIZENSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 1, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
When together the law presumes she acted from his coercion, he therefore must be the sufferer, while she escapes.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Neither did Virginia believe in the national policy of coercion of a state to return to the Union.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The discussions on the coercion act had produced many personal conflicts in debate between Mr. O'Connell and the Irish secretary.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
He argued that coercion was necessary; that crime could not be put down in Ireland but by the strong arm of the law.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Next session the government brought in a Coercion Bill, which Mr. Parnell opposed vigorously.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
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