Political Crime


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Political Crime

A serious violation of law that threatens the security or existence of the government, such as Treason or Sedition .

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Its deliberations upon international action for the suppression of political crime don't seem to get anywhere.
Because, you see, Kirylo Sidorovitch, abstention, reserve, in certain situations, come very near to political crime.
This man had once been brought to the scaffold in company with several others, and had had the sentence of death by shooting passed upon him for some political crime.
It was their duty to judge heinous political crimes, and from their sentence there was no appeal.
The inhabitants are between two and three hundred in number; they are nearly all people of colour, who have been banished for political crimes from the Republic of the Equator, of which Quito is the capital.
The political crime thriller is inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris.
The ministry said in a statement that Mayae1/4aos insistence to hold the celebrations and bragging about Britainae1/4aos role in creating Israel ae1/4oeis a continuation of the greatest political crime in human history and a break away from all diplomatic customs.
The political crime thriller film also stars Amit Sadh, Yami Gautam, Jackie Shroff and Manoj Bajpayee.
Under Philippine laws, rebellion is considered a political crime and therefore can be forgiven or absolved by way of a grant of amnesty by Congress without need for the accused to admit to or deny the accusation.
In the aftermath of the shocking political crime, the shooter escapes and a Task Force is swiftly assembled, headed up by Special Agent Kenneth Patton of the FBI's Denver Field Office.
Magalong said it is a challenge for law enforcers to achieve "zero political crime incidents" the same way that it was achieved in the 2013 midterm and barangay polls.
Instead of feeling utter shame over the political crime of his father, Christofias and Lillikas, he has the temerity to attack Anastasiades who had supported the settlement and the return of territories.