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criminalize

to make an action or activity criminal.
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By failing to criminalise torture, we are affirming the flawed system as sacred.
She added: "I'm very grateful we don't criminalise begging and I'll not be encouraging the Scottish Government to go down that road."
'The government should seriously consider to abolish Section 309 of the Penal Code (which criminalises suicide) since people who attempt suicide due to mental illness, must be given psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation.
"Now they've become cheerleaders for proposals which will criminalise parents for chastising their children with a simple tap on the hand."
'The Nigerian Guild of Editors vehemently condemns the bill which seeks to criminalise journalists and journalism practice, takes away the power of the law courts and usurps the constitutional duties of academic institutions and regulatory agencies such as the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Despite these differences, anti-bribery legislation in the Gulf shares one overarching commonality: no country criminalises the bribery of foreign officials.
The Administrative Court referred a lawsuit to the State's Commissioner Authority asking the government to issue a law to criminalise the use of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya hand gesture.
A aThe sole aim of these amendments is to criminalise actions, which deliberately destabilise the banking sector, from which would suffer both the public interest and the interests of the creditors and the depositors,a Mestan said.A The opposition GERB would also support the update of the NZOK budget, according to the GERB MP Tsetska Tsatcheva.
Firstly we must not criminalise these young men," he said.
These proposals of amendments, she added, concern the removal of the phrase "freedom of conscience" "criminalise accusations of apostasy " of the article 6 of the draft Constitution, and adding, to this same article, "banning any infringement on sacred".
| BRUSSELS, June 2 (KUNA) -- EU High Representative Catherine Ashton Sunday expressed concern that Nigerian law makers have voted to accept a bill that would criminalise same sex marriage.
WMA slams proposal to criminalise health work protests