“Witness” in the news

Example collocations

bear witness
expert witness
key witness
witness against
witness protection

Publications and example sentences

www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Thursday briefing: Jailed paedophile is Madeleine McCann suspect  
Instead he tries to divide us … We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership.  Copy example sentence
www.theage.com.au
The Age
· When police attack news crews, I fear something is broken in America  
Hopefully they will get a reminder too of the first amendment and the right of journalists to watch events, to bear witness, up close, without the threat of a bashing by an angry police officer.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Coronavirus latest: at a glance  
We are especially worried about Central and South America, where many countries are witnessing accelerating epidemics.  Copy example sentence
www.financialexpress.com
Financial Express
· RIL’s rights issue gets robust response from investors, subscribed 1.59 times; shares likely to list next week  
The rights issue witnessed huge interest from small and institutional investors alike.  Copy example sentence
chinapost.nownews.com
The China Post
· 3 charged in slaying of Ahmaud Arbery face court hearing  
An attorney for Bryan has said he was merely a witness to Arbery’s death.  Copy example sentence
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The China Post
· 8:46: A number becomes a potent symbol of police brutality  
Some witnesses swore to a grand jury that his hands were raised while others swore they were not.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· How coronavirus could bridge generational divides, not widen them  
We are now witnessing the sort of intergenerational and communal work through which we might begin to value ourselves and each other in new ways: more human than human capital.  Copy example sentence
www.financialexpress.com
Financial Express
· FSS gateway to empower small retail merchants with online payment tools  
K Srinivasan, global chief revenue officer, FSS, said; “As a globally leading payment processor, we are witnessing a steep growth in online payments in certain categories such as groceries, pharmacy, typically owned by small merchants.  Copy example sentence
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The China Post
· UN office denounces human rights violations in Philippines  
The report, requested by the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council, is based on nearly 900 submissions as well as government input, court and police records, and interviews with victims and witnesses.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· Witness Who Was in Floyd’s Car Says His Friend Did Not Resist Arrest  
Maurice Lester Hall, who fled Minneapolis after witnessing George Floyd’s death, was arrested Monday in Houston and interviewed by a Minnesota investigator.  Copy example sentence