Persecution


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Persecution

Albigenses
medieval sect suppressed by a crusade, wars, and the Inquisition. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 53]
Camisards
uprising of Protestant peasantry after the revocation of Edict of Nantes in 1685 was brutally suppressed by the royal army. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 434]
Huguenots Protestants
of France, much persecuted from the 16th century onward. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 1285]
Quo Vadis
novel of Rome under Nero, describing the imprisonment, crucifixion, and burning of Christians. [Pol. Lit.: Magill I, 797]
Spanish Inquisition
harsh tribunal established in 1478 to dispose of heretics, Protestants, and Jews. [Eur. Hist.: Collier’s, X, 259]
References in classic literature ?
I come, the messenger of glad tidings, for the day of persecution is overpast.
But the course of her unearthly eloquence soon led her to the persecutions of her sect, and from thence the step was short to her own peculiar sorrows.
He claimed that he had suffered past persecution on account of his sexual orientation and that he had a well-founded fear of future persecution if he returned.
NOBEL Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi could be stripped of the Freedom of Newcastle over her failure to act against the persecution of the Rohingya people in Myanmar.
LAST week I had a meeting with Open Doors, a charity which works with Christians worldwide who face persecution for their beliefs.
This finally convinced a skeptical press of the rising persecution of Christians around the world, and it helped to jar an apathetic Church from its malaise.
Senator Leila De Lima acknowledged on Sunday her family and friends' visit on Christmas Eve amid the 'political persecution.
Islamabad -- Italy raised question to Pakistan on unsatisfactory measures taken on the issue of human rights and suggested to EU to suspend Pakistan's GSP Plus status until it stops persecution against the minorities is the country.
While we cannot end religious persecution, the Aid to the Church in Need said Filipinos can support suffering Christians all over the world and help create awareness on their situation.
ILLEGAL persecution of wild birds continues to be a problem in Wales, with Powys having the second-highest number of incidents involving birds of prey in the UK according to a new report.
Summary: Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov 6 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the Commonwealth countries to force Myanmar to stop the persecution and take the Rohingya refugees back.
Sheikh Hasina, who was speaking at the inauguration of the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Dhaka, also urged Myanmar to stop the persecution of the Rohingyas.