Example sentences for: anti-independence

How can you use “anti-independence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The USAT front-page "cover story" on the Timor terror says that a team there to observe the independence referendum made a tape, from a radio scanner, of communications between Indonesian special forces and the marauding anti-independence militias.

  • The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times front accounts of increased violence in East Timor by anti-independence militias.

  • The anti-independence forces, labeled "gangs" high up by the two Times (although the word is never used by the WP ), had by late Sunday set fire to numerous buildings in the territorial capital of Dili and shot "scores" of Timorese there and elsewhere on the island.

  • The papers agree that Monday in East Timor, anti-independence gangs took control, forcing the United Nations to evacuate half its staff, running off the region's Nobel Peace Prize-winning bishop, shooting up the Australian ambassador's residence, burning homes, and shooting and terrorizing the general populace.

  • It published transcripts of recordings of two-way radio conversations between the special forces unit of the Indonesian army--the Kopassus--and anti-independence militias.


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