Example sentences for: demonstrations

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

  • The Post notes that the victory celebrations were particularly joyous in the city of Kwangju, where in 1980, the government suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations, killing hundreds, and blamed the episode on Kim, who was sentenced to death (he was eventually given a medical release to the U.S.).

  • But her second term was beset with the problems of regional unrest, most notably in Assam in the northeastern region of the country, where local massacres left 3,000 dead, and in the Punjab, where Sikh militants staged violent demonstrations for greater autonomy and even independence.

  • A front-page NYT piece reports an attempt by family farms to create new revenue streams by staging, for an admissions fee, demonstrations of various farm activities, from branding cattle to making cane syrup.

  • Troops and riot police in Jakarta fired on Friday demonstrations by thousands of anti-government protesters, mostly students.

  • It said it would be "the focus of large demonstrations against China's suppression of human rights and its occupation of Tibet."


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