atrocious crime

See: atrocity
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The Rules are a certain liberty adjoining the prison, and comprising some dozen streets in which debtors who can raise money to pay large fees, from which their creditors do NOT derive any benefit, are permitted to reside by the wise provisions of the same enlightened laws which leave the debtor who can raise no money to starve in jail, without the food, clothing, lodging, or warmth, which are provided for felons convicted of the most atrocious crimes that can disgrace humanity.
The one thing, however, that Silas Bannerman never succeeded in explaining, even to his own satisfaction, was how first he came to connect Gluck with the atrocious crimes.
They tortured him, threw him in a ditch and then opened fire at him, before burying his body to hide their atrocious crime.
But having said that, we're just glad that the person who committed this atrocious crime has gone down.
5 (BNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the bombing targeted the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun that left hundreds of civilian casualties, mostly children and women, stressing this atrocious crime is in violation of international laws and human norms.
OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani expressed profound distress at this atrocious crime, which according to initial investigations have the marks of a terrorist act.
MonSneaks Smith: "I am glad to see Domestic Violence getting more coverage for the atrocious crime that it is and I am glad it is getting more funding from the government.
In an interview with Jordan News Agency, Petra, in which he reviewed the latest developments in Ukraine and Russia's position on the situation in the region, he said that Moscow had strongly condemned the atrocious crime against the Jordanian pilot and offered condolences to the family of the pilot as well as to the Jordanian people.
But he added: "The controversy over the figure cannot minimise in any way the atrocious crime committed against the Jews.
I call on the Iraqi government to ensure that a thorough, impartial and transparent investigation into this atrocious crime is conducted without delay and that the results of the investigation are made public-, he said.
Nimantha Roshan who were the victims of this atrocious crime.
The limits of the law; sentencing perpetrators of atrocious crime.