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criminalize

to make an action or activity criminal.
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6 ( ANI ): In a landmark judgement, after months of deliberations, the Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalised homosexuality.
SENSATIONAL CRIMESWhat the cybercrimes law criminalises are the sensational crimes committed by common people.When consumers complained about short lifespans for electronic gadgets, France was the first country to act: It criminalised selling products with planned obsolescence there.
Members of the Be Reasonable campaign, which opposes a smacking ban in Wales, says that public law specialists have concluded that banning smacking in New Zealand has meant that ordinary parents have become criminalised. Lowri Turner, spokeswoman for the Be Reasonable campaign, said: "This is a highly detailed and technical analysis of the impact of the law in New Zealand.
And what's being criminalised is the attempt by homeless people, simply to survive."
Additionally, the sign is sometimes raised in international conferences, "an insult to the country's dignity", and so it should be criminalised, he added.
"History tells us that 4,000 British volunteers went to Spain to fight in the Spanish civil war and, when they returned, they were not criminalised.
Nabil Elaraby told the UN Security Council if the west has criminalised acts that result in bodily harm, it must also criminalise acts that insult or cause offense to religions.
Summary: Libyan authorities granted immunity to former rebels who fought to oust Moamer Kadhafi's regime and has criminalised any glorification of the former leader, in laws passed on Thursday.
Some aspect of sex work is criminalised in 116 countries, while 79 countries criminalise consensual same-sex sexual relations, including 85% of countries in eastern and southern Africa, 81% in the Middle East and North Africa, and 69% in the Caribbean.
Littering in Islamabad has been criminalised under Section 5(29) of CDA Environment Protection Regulations 2008 and its violators may be fined from Rs 50 to Rs 300, the official said.
Summary: Government drug adviser Eric Carlin has resigned following unease about the speed with which Mephedrone was criminalised.
A GOVERNMENT adviser became the latest member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to resign, in what he said was a protest in the way mephedrone had been criminalised.