inviolability


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inviolability

noun immunity from assault, impregnability, incorruptibility, indestructibility, inviolableness, invulnerability, protection, safety, sanctitas, security, security against violence, unassailability
Associated concepts: inviolability of Constitutional rights, inviolability of contracts
See also: conscience, responsibility

INVIOLABILITY. That which is not to be violated. The persons of ambassadors are inviolable. See Ambassador.

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PDM expressed total solidarity with all the students and staff of this university and reaffirmed commitment to the inviolability of the university that must remain apart from any kind of violence and be preserved against extremism and backwardness.
Although he did not refer to the proposed new laws directly, Cardinal Brady added: "For example, the inviolability of the seal of confession is so fundamental to the very nature of the sacrament that any proposal which undermines that inviolability is a challenge to the rights of every Catholic to freedom of religion and conscience.
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A right need not be universal in scope in order to be understood as a human right; rather, a human right, Perry maintains, is any right that takes seriously the inherent dignity and inviolability of humans and seeks to protect all or some humans 'from being violated or otherwise subjected to unwarranted suffering' (26).
Basra's Churches Council has abolished this year's Glorious Christmas and New Year celebraions," Saad Matti Petros told Aswat al-Iraq news agency, adding that the decision was taken "due to the coinicidence of the occasions with the inviolability and sanctity of
O'Brien based her request on "the inviolability of the archives and documents of the United Nations.
While Government officials said at the time that the move was meant to preserve the inviolability of Egypt's mosques and churches, critics say the law was aimed at further stifling freedom of expression.
AaAaAa Ambassador Omar Zniber added that Morocco will also do its utmost to defend the sacred religious symbols of the holy city and counter all attempts to undermine the inviolability of the Al Aqsa mosque.
Under the protocol, Turkey and Armenia reconfirmed their commitment, in their bilateral and international relations, to respect and ensure respect for the principles of "equality, sovereignty, non-intervention in internal affairs of other states, territorial integrity and inviolability of frontiers".
Summary: King Mohammed VI of Morocco sent a message of solidarity to king Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, following "suspicious and dangerous" statements made by some Iranian circles, undermining the inviolability and sovereignty of Bahrain.
The cavalier way security is treated by those who would preach to us the imperative of its inviolability, is truly staggering.
Before arriving to Lisbon, Kostunica said in a statement that he would present to the Portuguese leaders the Serbian government's "expectations from the EU to support the inviolability of Serbia's state borders in accordance with the principles and standards of international law".