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stranglehold

a wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arms are pressed against his opponent's windpipe
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Last week came a depressing report from the UN that the Gaza Strip would be uninhabitable by 2020, thanks to the destruction wrought by Israel in three bloody invasions in the past seven years, combined with chokehold and blockade imposed by Tel Aviv on the embattled Palestinian enclave.
In the edited video, the masked soldier is seen holding a 12-year-old boy, his arm in a cast, in a chokehold in an attempt to arrest him.
Sense and Sensibility star Emma, who is in the capital for a few days chokehold.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Witnesses told Mississippi state investigators that an unarmed black man died after being kept in a chokehold by a white police officer for more than 20 minutes and denied CPR, according to his family's attorneys, who said an autopsy confirmed he was fatally strangled.
New York City has reached a settlement with the family of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by police last July, agreeing to pay $5.
Welsh Labour's obedient aid in digging a shallow grave for the National Health Service must be met with a response to bury the Labour Party's chokehold over Wales - and with it the fundamentalist neoliberal dogma shared by all capitalist parties.
I hardly think that Israel, with its nuclear stockpiles, drones, chokehold on Palestinians, and warmongering attitudes toward Iran and the rest of the Middle East, has made the world secure.
Among the group's demands is the immediate firing of New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who killed US Citizen Eric Garner by putting him in a lethal chokehold, sparking nation-wide protests.
A bystander had captured the altercation on video, which seemed to show Pantaleo placing Garner in a chokehold (a tactic prohibited by NYPD regulations) and Garner repeatedly saying he couldn't breathe as Pantaleo and several other officers brought him to the ground and lay on top of him.
e Chelmsley Wood mumof-three said: "A bogus deliveryman got me in a chokehold and threatened to stab me before ripping gold jewellery from my neck.
Cop Not Indicted in Chokehold Death; Feds Reviewing Case," CNN, December 4, 2014, http://www.
MOSCOW -- Two members of the punk provocateur band Pussy Riot have released a new music video dedicated to Eric Garner, an unarmed man who was killed when a New York City police officer put him in a fatal chokehold.