Martial law was imposed to avoid bloodshed as rebels battled with police and the military.
If a party in power governs badly, it should be possible to remove it without bloodshed .
Who acts on the principle that violence, force and the threat of bloodshed are worthy tools of diplomacy?
After all, life is all about sharing and caring and not violence and bloodshed .
In many parts of the world it often leads to violent confrontation and much bloodshed .
My head is spinning wildly with images of bloodshed and violence.
It will also echo back through 2,500 years of bloodshed justified by the sway of good over evil.
Fresh troops arrived in the city throughout the day, triggering fears of further bloodshed .
The local people, he said, were more firm in their resolution to end violence and bloodshed .
He criticised martial law but warned of bloodshed and civil war, counselling patience rather than defiance.