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    Fail to understand " spared figures seen as enjoying protection"

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    He was a key figure in Bo's campaign against criminal gangs in the sprawling city-province, a drive welcomed by many residents, but criticized by some lawyers and commentators as a purge-like effort that trampled on legal protections and spared figures seen as enjoying protection.

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    Re: Fail to understand " spared figures seen as enjoying protection"

    His campaign spared (saved from the effects of the campaign) figures (people) [who were] seen as enjoying protection (considered to be having the benefit of protection).

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