abominable crime

abominable crime

a phrase used in older law reports to denote SODOMY, BUGGERY or BESTIALITY.
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While never forgetting that abominable crime, former British prime minister David Cameron and I saw the case for improving relations when we came to government.
Especially when it is difficult to kill the speculations that this abominable crime was purportedly carried out by vested interests to sow communal discord in the region, it becomes difficult to understand why the government is satisfied with the 'serial desecrator' theory and is in a hurry to lead all investigations in that direction
In a written statement, government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said the genocide was an abominable crime and a shameful chapter in the history of humanity and stressed that "the government expresses its full solidarity and sympathy with the people of Armenia and reiterates its full support for the recognition of the Armenian genocide by the international community.
Author Gwen Sutton says, "God led me to write this story to shed light on an abominable crime against children that is thriving in society today.
This abominable crime makes it necessary for all to confront the scourge of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations", he said, extending condolences to the Government and people of France and the victims' bereaved families, wishing the wounded quick recovery.
Watch the videos again, and see if that is the demeanor of a man roused to fury at the recollection of an abominable crime committed during his watch.
In a statement posted on its official website, ISESCO said this attack is "an abominable crime which occurs in a context marked by proliferation of terrorism in the region by terrorist groups that have nothing to do with Islam", the organisation underlined.
Instead of constantly restating the need to reject false equivalences, putting what is wrong into words means acknowledging that the terrorists who committed this abominable crime are Muslims.
Saudi cleric Salman Al Odah wrote on his Twitter account: "Burning is an abominable crime rejected by Islamic law regardless of its causes.
Directorate of Aleppo's Awkaf (Religious Endowments) condemned in a statement the terrorists' act of destroying the tomb, describing it as "an abominable crime.
Le plus abominable crime commis dans ce cadre a ete celui qu'a endure Mohammad Abou Khdeir, brule a vif selon les premiers resultats d'autopsie.
Pope Francis, who last month visited Israel and the West Bank, called the killing ''an abominable crime.