misuse of power

See: oppression
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I do, however, have a copy of the ACAS leaflet Bullying And Harassment At Work and bullying is defined as "offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse or misuse of power through means that undermine, humiliate, denigrate or injure the recipient".
Before it a picture of a private school teacher relaxing on a chair and talking on his mobile phone while three young boys in school uniform massage his legs and feet Photos reveal misuse of power in J& K had gone viral.
Objective: State actors are combating corruption and misuse of power among Kenya%s public officials more effectively.
Khartoum, May 30(SUNA)-The Sudanese Journalists Union issued a statement in which it rejected threatening and arrest of journalists by prosecutions in issues pertinent to publishing and attempt to criminalize them, calling for necessity of respect of law in tackling issues without misuse of power.
Last month, ICTA banned the social networking site hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to halt all social websites that disseminate leaks and audio recordings allegedly implicating the premier and other ministers of misuse of power.
It details general ideas about values and ethics related philosophy, religion, politics, and the need to ground thinking in what is actually there, then addresses areas in social work: the meaning of professionalism, the use and misuse of power and control, self-determination and privacy, the contrast between respect and oppression, the ethics of working with finite resources, and understanding difference and diversity.
The case involves charges of bribery and misuse of power by officials.
He spelt out that the report includes constitutional and legal determinations and decisions which may address issues of counter-terrorism, looted lands, misuse of power, displaced people, enforced disappearances, political conflicts and human rights violations.
Government is duty bound to protect its citizens against misuse of power and arbitrary action by any institution.
I will be writing to the chairman of the standards and ethics committee requesting that his committee addresses the ethical dimension of this misuse of power and public finance.
The sentences were issued against 23 suspects involved in crimes such as bribery, misuse of power and misusing public funds," Al-Madinah said.
Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh stated earlier that the government will object to the endorsement of the general budget due to financial abrogation and parliamentary misuse of power.