Definition of Portering
1. Verb. (present participle of porter) ¹
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Definition of Portering
1. porter [v] - See also: porter
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Literary usage of Portering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Angola: Arms Trade and Violations of the Laws of War Since the 1992 by Arms Project (Human Rights Watch), Human Rights Watch/Africa (1994)
"Forced portering Forced portering also took place. Luisa, no stranger to life in UNITA zones, arrived in Zambia in 1993 having had enough of war. ..."
2. Civilian Devastation: Abuses by All Parties in the War in Southern Sudan by Jemera Rone, John Prendergast, Karen Sorensen (1994)
"Forced portering Forcing civilians to porter supplies for the SPLA is a chronic abuse. A thirty-one-year-old man from Mere village was trading at die ..."
3. Angola Unravels: The Rise and Fall of the Lusaka Peace Process by Alex Vines, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"The soldiers capture individuals and groups to add to their pool of labor for portering, food production, and general tasks. Women and girls are taken as ..."
4. "My Gun Was As Tall As Me": Child Soldiers in Burma by Kevin Heppner, Jo Becker (2002)
"231 The beatings of porters touched on something very painful for Hla Thein, who was only seven years old when his father died while portering. ..."
5. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"So portering is one of the worst feared things on Burma. People lose their health and even their lives if they are taken to do a stint of portering. ..."
6. Landmine Monitor Report 1999: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (1999)
"... are any landmines, those landmines will blow up under them and therefore they clear the way. So [forced] portering is one of the most feared things ..."
7. Recollections of Scottish Episcopalianism by William Humphrey (1896)
"... was no instance of portering in my time. It had not been abolished, however, and a case of it would not have been regarded as an arbitrary introduction ..."