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.
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.
RAMALLAH, December 8, 2015 (WAFA) Member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization's Executive Committee Hanan Ashrawi Tuesday said Israeli Courts ruling to fine and jail law maker Khalida Jarrar for 15 months is a political crime and a blatant violation of international law and diplomatic impunity.
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.
To be guest to people who diverged the road which once was paved with the collective ideals of honesty, is being accomplice to Ali Ahmeti and Menduh Tachi who "love Macedonia to death", and perform political crime against Albanians.
First, there should be no presumption of state protection, even in democratic states where the fear of state prosecution relates to an offence such as desertion, which is in essence a (pure) political crime.
This is a book that takes on a challenging and important academic debate about 'Justice' and the 'power over Justice' and it draws our attention to the application of Restorative Justice in both local interpersonal settings (micro) and transnational contexts (macro) concerned with the abuse of human rights, political crime and regime change.
Summary: Nearly a decade after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, Syria's alleged role in Lebanon's worst political crime in recent history is set once again to take center stage.
AN Australian political crime drama, which screened on BBC4.
On May 29 proceedings, Naseem said AG accepted in the court that case against Musharraf was political crime.