man's inhumanity to man

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man's inhumanity to man

The cruel, barbaric manner in which people treat other people The line appears to have originated in Robert Burns' 1784 poem Man was made to mourn: A Dirge. I'm normally a pretty optimistic person, but reading in the news about man's inhumanity to man day in and day out just makes me want to give up on it all. Just when you think man's inhumanity to man can't get any worse, something horrific like this happens.
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man's inhumanity to man

Fig. human cruelty toward other humans. It doesn't take a war to remind us of man's inhumanity to man.
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It's a brutal act of inhumanity. My thoughts & prayers with the victims & families," Indian cricketer Suresh Raina tweeted.
Kashmir Solidarity Day activities this year, despite sour Indian umbrage, include high-profile international events, notably the House of Commons meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group, an international conference in London addressed by the persuasive Pakistani foreign minister, a pictorial exhibition of the victims of Indian forces' inhumanity against civilians, which would no doubt stun the unwary British visitor, and demonstrations in some European cities.
Mr Gouldstone added: "As a member of the family, I'm shocked; as a member of the human race, I'm lost for words at man's inhumanity to man."
ABU DHABI: Palestinian author Ibrahim Nasrallah has landed the Arab world's top fiction prize for his novel "The Second War of the Dog," a dystopian tale of inhumanity. Nasrallah's work won the International Prize for Arab Fiction, affiliated with the Man Booker Prize, at a ceremony Tuesday hosted by the United Arab Emirates.
RAMALLAH, September 16, 2017 (WAFA) -- As Palestinians worldwide mark on Saturday the 35th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre, a Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official said the massacre still represents Israel's cruelty and inhumanity towards the Palestinian people.
Presented en face, Voelin's poetry confronts the inhumanity of man to man while navigating the complex relationships between humanity and the natural systems that produced such a complex and conflicted animal.
It is only by facing up to Europe's most notorious act of inhumanity that we can help ensure it never happens again.
[01/April/2017] SANAA, Apr 1 (Saba) - The parliament on Saturday strongly condemned war crimes and terrorist acts carried out by Saudi-led aggression coalition against Yemen and its people, calling the United Nations to stop the inhumanity aggression war.
In an elegant discursive move, he calls for all sides to recognize the other side's humanity as they come to terms with their own inhumanity. Nguyen critiques American films that place white American male soldiers at the center of the story and use Vietnamese bodies, often female bodies, as plot devices to work out their own demons.
Ameer Muqam said that "Dharnas politics by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) causing negative trends of violence and inhumanity in our political system.
The UN official stressed that violent conflicts, such as in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and South Sudan, are "triggering the bulk of these needs", and expressed deep sadness to note that religion, sect, tribe or ethnicity are used by extremist groups to aggravate conflicts and to agitate for man's inhumanity against man.
The joint handling of the refugee tragedy in the face of such inhumanity is a test for European values," Vienna Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, president of the Austrian Bishops' Conference, told the Kathpress news agency Aug.
I am ashamed at man's inhumanity to his fellow man.
Memories of the Holocaust should at least remind us what the extremes of inhumanity and intolerance are capable of.
Row upon row of gaunt faces, serried ranks of grimy, raged figures; the delicate, hunger-ravaged features of children waiting in line for an UNRWA food parcel; the face of a mother creased in grief for a deceased child; tears of joy as a father is reunited with a long-lost daughter; these are the vignettes of inhumanity that have become the regular fare of nightly news bulletins.