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The crackdown is the second after the 2015 one that dismantled illicit liquor manufacturers.
The organizing committee and police are aware of the ticket scalping that is thriving despite the crackdown.
In leaked audio released over the weekend, the premier's son, Hun Manith, appeared to express annoyance that some officials had begun the crackdown hours early.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, claimed to have arrested 8 accused while crackdowns in various parts of the metropolis on Thursday.
The group that played in the September 22 concert, Lebanese indie rock band Mashrou' Leila whose lead singer is openly gay, condemned the crackdown in a statement on its Facebook page.
The Christmas crackdown has also seen officers carrying out roadside drug tests.
Such a crackdown would also clearly help the authorities deal with the ever increasing problems of militancy and ISIS, which now controls around one third of the country.
On March 14, 2011, troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were deployed to Bahrain to assist the Manama government in its crackdown on peaceful protesters.
I suspect we can add the promised crackdown on "Trojan horse" hardline Islamist infiltration of schools to the list as well.
Habang isinasagawa yung announced crackdown, sinisikap pa rin nilang matulungan ang ating mga mamamayan; pinagpapayuhan lahat ng mga manggagawang Pilipino doon na maging handa sa lahat ng pagkakataon [While the Malaysian government is undergoing its announced crackdown, our Embassy continues to make efforts to help our fellowmen, advising all Filipino workers there to be prepared at all times]," he said.
A source in Anbar Operations told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that the army troops of Anbar operations command launched an extensive security crackdown in different parts of the district of Amiriya / 30 / km south of Fallujah as part of operation (avenge martyrs ) to hunt al-Qaeda's elements and destroy their strongholds.
As the debris and shattered tents show, the clip seems to have been taken outside the camp that was stormed by security forces at the start of the murderous crackdown against pro-Morsi protesters there.