Example sentences for: insurgents

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

  • In the early 1990s, various Muslim insurgents in Indian-controlled Kashmir escalated the conflict by demanding independence for Kashmir or union with Pakistan.

  • Essential to the self-image of conservatives is the notion that they are enemies of an established orthodoxy, insurgents against the dogmatic political correctness that predominates on the left.

  • The government in this diamond-rich country has battled insurgents since 1991, with mining conglomerates, mercenaries, and other outside interests supplying arms, money, and expertise to both sides.

  • The Los Angeles Times leads with massive demonstrations in Colombia, where over 10 million people took to the streets urging a swift peace between the ruling government and leftist insurgents.

  • Some, such as those who followed radical Pedro Albizu Campos, took to violence, which resulted in several assassinations, though many more insurgents worked within the system.


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