“Violent” in the news

Example collocations

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Publications and example sentences

· U.K. police chiefs 'appalled' by Floyd death, say 'there is always more to do'  
The area has been closed off for several days to everyone apart from local residents and workers to maintain public safety after protests against the police killing of George Floyd turned violent over the weekend, officials said.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
· Gun stocks extend gains  
Previously: Violent protests in U.S. send gun stocks higher again (June 2)  Copy example sentence
· The trope of “outside agitators” at protests, explained  
“Groups of outside radicals and agitators are exploiting the situation to pursue their own separate and violent agenda,” Attorney General Bill Barr said in a statement.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Trump's brandishing of the Bible plays into a cultural legacy of racism and colonialism  
On Monday, after vowing violent state action against protestors across the US, Donald Trump took time out for a photo opportunity.  Copy example sentence
· China jibes US on human rights ahead of Tiananmen anniversary  
Last year's Hong Kong protests, which sometimes turned violent, prompted Beijing last month to announce it would impose national security legislation on the former British colony.  Copy example sentence
Hong Kong Free Press
· Hong Kong National security law: China warns UK over ‘interfering,’ as Chief Exec. Carrie Lam dismisses criticism  
Hong Kong has been rocked by months of huge and often violent pro-democracy protests over the past year.  Copy example sentence