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The message it sent out was one of naive leniency and the reaction of the offenders was deplorable.
Summary: The much-awaited security plan in the Bekaa Valley will be strictly implemented and authorities will show no leniency with anyone wanted for suspected criminal activity, Speaker Nabih Berri was quoted as saying Monday.
THE sentence handed down to the man responsible for the State's most lethal car crash is being appealed on grounds of leniency.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday ordered the suspension of Senior Superintendent of Islamabad Police Asmatullah Junejo and another officer for showing leniency to the activists of a religious outfit arrested on charges of displaying weapons.
EOKA fighters have turned their backs on former Central Bank Governor Christodoulos Christodoulou, after he argued before court that he should receive leniency for a tax evasion, because -- among other things -- he was a member of EOKA.
UBS and JPMorgan received reductions of their respective fines for cooperating with the investigation under the Commission's 2006 Leniency Notice.
Theophilus Freeman (Paul Giamatti) takes delivery of Solomon and ignores his pleas for leniency, snarling, "My sentimentality stretches the length of a coin".
The reaction of senior military figures and politicians to the request for leniency beggars belief.
He vehemently opposed Shahzad's plea for leniency and compared Shahzad's crime to those committed by Devenderpal Singh Bhullar and Ajmal Qasab.
It has also been nominated in the category of 'Behavioural Matter of the Year' -- Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa region for its decision to grant leniency to Siemens in the case of collusive bidding by members of Pakistan Electrical Power Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA).
Yes, the punishment handed down by the governing body clearly errs on the side of leniency.
Kuwait's ruler said on Tuesday there would be no leniency towards threats to "the security of the homeland", two days after police broke up an unauthorised protest against new voting rules.