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Incite

To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in Criminal Law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.

incite

verb advise, advocate, agitate, animate, arouse, arouse to action, awaken, bring about, bring on, call forth, cause, counsel, drive, encourage, energize, enthuse, excite, exert influence, exert pressure, exhort, foment, give advice, give impetus, goad, impart momentum, impassion, incitare, induce, influence, initiate, inspire, inspirit, instigate, kindle, launch, move, persuade, press, preeail upon, prompt, provoke, push, rally, recommend, rouse, set in motion, spur on, start, stimulate, stir, stir up, urge, wake
Associated concepts: incite a riot
See also: abet, activate, agitate, bait, cause, coax, engender, evoke, exacerbate, exhort, foment, goad, harass, hasten, impel, induce, influence, inspire, lure, motivate, persuade, pique, press, prevail, prompt, provoke, spirit, stimulate, urge
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He underlined that the international community needs to come up with an unified action with regard to implementation of international law, which warns clearly against any advocacy of religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, aggression or violence.
Notably, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs published in 2006 a 69-page document, endorsed by Holocaust activist Elie Weisel and Ambassador Dore Gold, among others, titled, "Referral of Iranian President Ahmadinejad on the Charge of Incitement to Commit Genocide.
Security Council to prosecute Ahmadinejad for incitement.
Moreover, he states that the charges should extend beyond incitement to genocide, and include the charge of crimes against humanity.
The Genocide Convention criminalizes, "direct and public incitement to commit genocide.
But he resigned out of frustration days before our arrival when he learned that Iris attempts to prosecute Mugesera for incitement to racial hatred were thwarted by the man's powerful friends.
According to a decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, his remarks constituted direct and public incitement to commit genocide.
Action ought to have been taken much earlier, to prevent incitement to genocide, declared an international crime by the Genocide Convention.
It is sufficient to establish that the act of direct and public incitement took place, that the direct and public incitement was intentional, and that it was carried out with the intent to destroy in whole or in part a protected group as such.
82) Speech rising to the level of incitement is generally susceptible to regulation in some fashion under international law.
How incitement is defined determines what speech can be censored and what speech is criminally actionable under international law.
Following Nuremburg and throughout the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union took opposite positions at international conventions on what standard should be adopted for determining when speech rises to the level of incitement.