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Synonyms for persecution
ˌpɜr sɪˈkyu ʃənper·se·cu·tion

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  1. persecutionnoun

    the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)

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  1. persecutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    oppression, molestation, importunity

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  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    so, I ask america- what color of skin people have your-john locke- life, liberty, and property in the pursuit of happiness philosophy? violence has always been what defines you. whites ran from religious oppression and persecution in europe to america. blacks came to america as forced slave labor to whites on plantations. I will say to america- violence will not save you. racism and hate will not save you. eugenics will not save you. jah will move the earth from under your feet. you still have some time to save yourself. no one wins a war. wise up!!!

  2. Charlton Heston:

    I marched for civil rights with Dr. Martin Luther King in 1963 - long before Hollywood found it fashionable. But when I told an audience last year that white pride is just as valid as black pride or red pride or anyone else's pride, they called me a racist. I've worked with brilliantly talented homosexuals all my life. But when I told an audience that gay rights should extend no further than your rights or my rights, I was called a homophobe. I served in World War II against the Axis powers. But during a speech, when I drew an analogy between singling out innocent Jews and singling out innocent gun owners, I was called an anti-Semite. Everyone I know knows I would never raise a closed fist against my country. But when I asked an audience to oppose this cultural persecution, I was compared to Timothy McVeigh

  3. Henry Reese:

    City of Asylum provides sanctuary to writers exiled during their fear of persecution.

  4. Henry Reese:

    They come here because they want to be able to speak freely and write freely, their literary writing was the cause of their persecution.

  5. Cory Booker:

    You’re going to be representing this country and their values abroad in nations where gay individuals are under untold persecution, untold violence. Your views do matter.

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