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Ten years before there had been in Chicago a strike of a hundred and fifty thousand railroad employees, and thugs had been hired by the railroads to commit violence, and the President of the United States had sent in troops to break the strike, by flinging the officers of the union into jail without trial.
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.
Society must provide necessary social support to all children be they victims of mild or severe violence; no institution or individual, no matter how close or culturally sanctified, they may be allowed to commit violence against children under any pretext or under any justification,' the report concludes.
The US State Department is way off the line to say that the US has "ample authority" to hold Iranian officials accountable for any attempts to censor or commit violence against the protesters, saying that the demonstrators "will not be forgotten.
He said the Brotherhood could never be linked to those who commit violence and bloodshed.
It said it would also remove tweets that it determined celebrate violence or glorify people who commit violence.
The said law punishes a person or group of persons "who commit violence and use deadly weapon that result in bodily harm to their victims," as stated in the BI's statement.
Human rights groups have often argued that Israeli settlers enjoy impunity when they commit violence targeting Palestinians or their property.
She urged government to ensure all those who commit violence against women face the law and account for all crimes committed.
Freedom To Protest Is Not Freedom To Commit Violence.
Cyprus police prosecutor Andreas Lambrianou said the suspect, who was identified as 59-year-old Seif Eddin Mustafa, faces charges including hijacking, illegal possession of explosives, kidnapping and threats to commit violence.