incitement


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incitement

1 in English criminal law it is an offence to incite another to commit an offence.
2 the Incitement to Disaffection Act 1934 is aimed at stopping people diverting members of the armed forces from their duties.
References in classic literature ?
He told himself so; and yet he had once or twice felt a certain savage resistance, and at another moment a shuddering repugnance, to this intrusion of Philip's image, which almost made it a new incitement to rush toward Maggie and claim her for himself.
Economic ideas are not an incitement to murder, and one has but to suppose .
Could that which procures a freer vent for the products of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state -- could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?
To be losing such pleasures was no trifle; to be losing them, because she was in the midst of closeness and noise, to have confinement, bad air, bad smells, substituted for liberty, freshness, fragrance, and verdure, was infinitely worse: but even these incitements to regret were feeble, compared with what arose from the conviction of being missed by her best friends, and the longing to be useful to those who were wanting her!
It by no means follows, however, that the incitements of Passion' or the precepts of Duty, or even the lessons of Truth, may not be introduced into a poem, and with advantage; for they may subserve incidentally, in various ways, the general purposes of the work: but the true artist will always contrive to tone them down in proper subjection to that Beauty which is the atmosphere and the real essence of the poem.
Therefore, gentlemen, the word ELECTION, to my thinking, is in a fair way to cause as much mischief as the words CONSCIENCE and LIBERTY, which ill-defined and ill-understood, were flung broadcast among the people, to serve as watchwords of revolt and incitements to destruction.
Incitement from Hamas, incitement from the Islamist movement in Israel, and incitement, I am sorry to say, from President Abbas," he said.
There is no question this wave of attacks is driven directly by incitement -- incitement by Hamas, incitement from the Islamist movement in Israel and incitement, I am sorry to say, from President Abbas and the Palestinian Authority," the prime minister said.
We continue to stress the importance of condemning violence and combating incitement.
29 (BNA): The Chief Prosecutor at the Muharaq Governorate Prosecution , Mooza Al-Na'ar, has announced that an individual has been remanded in custody for seven days pending further investigations into incitement of hatred.
I encourage all to stand firmly against incitement and violence, especially during the Jewish New Year holidays and ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha, Nickolay Mladenov, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, said in a statement.
The dialogue aims to identify concepts and standardization of terminology of inciting hatred and intolerance in light of legal Fiqh " jurisprudence" and documents, international, regional and national jurisprudence and to come up with an integrated approach to deal with incitement to hatred and intolerance.