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After an initial surge in popularity, he faced a backlash against his repressive tactics, often carried out by a nationwide network of security officials.
In the months since a repressive national security law upended life in Hong Kong, numerous activists and politicians have fled the city for self-imposed exile abroad.
A raft of new, repressive laws sees Russia moving from partial to all-out authoritarianism, said Andrei Kolesnikov, a political analyst at the Moscow Carnegie Center.
So do repressive regimes abroad, from Moscow to Pyongyang to Damascus, who use anonymous shell corporations to avoid sanctions and bankroll their authoritarian efforts.
Thereafter severe repressive measures were taken to curtail its power.
When Gage went out to enforce the repressive acts neither he nor those who sent him thought that his task would be hard.
Furthermore, the repressive character of the sanctions which are attached to it is sensibly less accentuated.
More repressive edicts were issued, with the usual result, that secret societies multiplied everywhere.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
Advancing years failed to reconcile Punch to the non-repressive method.
Kultur is an abomination; philology is an abomination, all repressive uniforming education is an evil.
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