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Use "beatings" in a sentence
"She showed me photos of Yasser injured by what she described as beatings by police."
"The administration said that forces under the command of Jafari and Taeb participated in beatings, murder and arbitrary arrests of peaceful protesters in the aftermath of the June 2009 Iranian election."
"The order says forces under his command participated in "beatings, murder and arbitrary arrests" of peaceful protesters following President Ahmadinejad's re-election in June of last year."