Persecution in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Persecution

a campaign designed to harm someone because of a cultural, sexual, religious, or racial difference

Examples of Persecution in a sentence

In some religious communities, homosexuals are still subject to persecution.  🔊

On the Internet, there was a story about a woman who endured persecution because of her belief in Christianity.  🔊

Many people flee their countries to escape persecution.  🔊

The national hate crime laws were initially enacted to prevent the persecution of minorities.  🔊

In 1994, the Tutsi population in Rwanda endured a persecution from the Hutu radicals that led to the genocide of over a million people.  🔊

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