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criminalize

to make an action or activity criminal.
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These problems would not arise if a separate legislation criminalising torture is enforced, as these costs and problems would then be borne by the state, not the victim.
'In fact, criminalising wars should be one of the top priorities of international communities, knowing that when wars are fought, human lives become insignificant.
"And it's not about criminalising people who are sleeping rough or people who have got nowhere else to go.
More than 90 MPs had signed a petition on Wednesday calling for an acceleration of the review of the bill criminalising normalisation, Naoufel Jammali, chairman of the parliamentary human rights, freedom and external relations committee told TAP.
Speaking at the 10th meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states (PUOICM), Yatim condemned the ridiculing of Islam and urged the members of the OIC states to push for the setting up by the UN of an instrument criminalising blasphemy.
"This draft resolution comes pursuant to the issuance of Law No 36 of 2014 on criminalising and combating the smuggling of the subsidised oil by-products," said Minister of State for Information Affairs and official government spokeswoman Sameera Rajab.
Robison told the committee: "Criminalising will ensure that forced marriage legislation and protection is consistent across the UK.
Lord Morrow said: "Criminalising simplify the current law and secure convictions that send a message to traffickers.
We strongly oppose current proposals to introduce the Swedish model of criminalising the buyers because this legislation has not worked there or in Norway.
The former minister of health issued Decision No 271 in 2007 criminalising FGM.
But campaigners warned that criminalising squatting in residential buildings would lead to an increase in some of the most vulnerable homeless people sleeping rough.
47 countries still impose some form of travel restriction on people living with HIV, while 56 countries have laws criminalising HW transmission or exposure.