Ad Hominem

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Ad Hominem

[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent's argument.

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The bill proposed that a circuit criminal court be created in each of the 12 judicial regions to have jurisdiction over crimes against person and property punishable by death or life imprisonment, and violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.
That you Khadijat Yahaya (F) 30 years old, of Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja, on or about 12th December, 2017, at Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, willful inflicted physical injury on Abubakar Yahaya 'm' 2 years old of Block Industry, Opposite ECWA Church, Chukuku, Kuje Area Council, Abuja by dipping his two hands inside boiling water which caused full thickness burn on his two hands and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 2(1) of the Violence Against Persons Act 2015'.
The author covers the stigmatization of Muslims, the prejudices against Muslims, the ideology behind Islamophobia and racism against persons of Middle Eastern descent, the portrayal of Islam and Muslims in the media, discrimination against Muslims by young people, the politics of institutionalized racism in Northern Europe, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
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