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Incite

To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in Criminal Law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.

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The suspects incited the workers to demonstrate because several of them are bootleggers and had been selling liquor inside the premises," he claimed.
Tyler and members of the Odd Future collective were denied a visa to travel to New Zealand in February after officials there said they were a potential ''public threat'' because of past troubles, ''including incidents at past performances in which they have incited violence.'' They pointed to a 2011 incident in which police were called to a comic book store in Boston where fans became unruly.
Lyu Benqian, deputy chief of the Qinghai Provincial Public Security Department, said, the "Dalai Lama clique masterminded and incited the self-immolations.
They forget that a Florida pastor's decision to burn copies of the Quran incited Muslim extremists thousands of miles away to kill innocent UN staff members in Afghanistan.
A copy of the application to lodge an FIR, dated November 1 and addressed to the Civil Lines SHO, notes that TLP leaders had threatened the judges of the Supreme Court, passed an edict to murder the country's Constitutional prime minister and incited their party workers to spark riots.
The suspected instigators, aged between 23 and 34, incited up to around 300 workers, according to an administrative manager's statement, to riot, destroy properties and start fires after the company's management barred them from bringing liquor to the accommodation.
Deputy head of counter terrorism at the Crown Prosecution Service, Deborah Walsh, said that, "the first allegation is that, between 15 and 26 March 2015, the defendant incited another person to commit an act of terrorism, namely to carry out an attack at an Anzac parade in Australia with the aim of killing and/or causing serious injury to people.
A Muslim preacher who incited the murder of Jews during a series of anti-Semitic lectures on the Temple Mount has been sentenced to 11 months in jail.
Evidence underpinning the charges also included public statements delivered by the defendant that incited violence and encouraged the use of military force against the Kingdom's authorities, referring to such acts as a religious duty.
Media freedom in the Philippines, touted as among the most vibrant in Asia, is in peril as the government continues its crackdown against journalists who allegedly incited people through their writings to topple President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
The charges stated that on diverse dates between August last year and February this year they incited traders at Chwele market not submit any revenue to the county government.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Apr 7 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Inspector General Law and Order, Makrand Deuskar on Saturday informed the violence incited in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind and Morena district were funded.