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criminalize

to make an action or activity criminal.
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Recently, Dr Shireen Mazari and Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari have also publicly stated they will table bills to criminalise torture, but it has yet to transpire.
I will never support any move that criminalises or allows people to be harassed or gone after for the simple fact that they have nowhere else to go - they should be treated fairly and humanely.
The Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has urged the government to review the existing laws so as not to criminalise those who attempt suicide.
Al Bishari also commended the UAE's leadership on its commitment to hold an international convention that criminalises electronic terror.
Despite these differences, anti-bribery legislation in the Gulf shares one overarching commonality: no country criminalises the bribery of foreign officials.
| 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.
Islamist lawyers Hamed Seddik and Youssef Al-Badry had filed a lawsuit to the Administrative Court in 2008 demanding the cancellation of Law 242 of the Penal Code, which criminalises FGM.
? The legislation criminalises threatening or offensive behaviour.
George Lyon, deputy minister for finance and public service reform, said: "The current legal situation criminalises only women who sell sexual services - not the men who buy the services.
Criminalising cannabis use is not only illogical, but deeply damaging, it criminalises millions and pours billions into the coffers of organised crime.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], March 8 (ANI): Russian senators on Thursday passed two bills that impose a ban on spreading fake news and criminalises disrespect of the state.
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.