incitement


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incitement

1 in English criminal law it is an offence to incite another to commit an offence.
2 the Incitement to Disaffection Act 1934 is aimed at stopping people diverting members of the armed forces from their duties.
References in classic literature ?
"Economic ideas are not an incitement to murder, and one has but to suppose .
These words redoubled the eagerness of D'Artagnan, who urged his horse, though he stood in need of no incitement, and they proceeded at a rapid pace.
Could that which procures a freer vent for the products of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state -- could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?
To be losing such pleasures was no trifle; to be losing them, because she was in the midst of closeness and noise, to have confinement, bad air, bad smells, substituted for liberty, freshness, fragrance, and verdure, was infinitely worse: but even these incitements to regret were feeble, compared with what arose from the conviction of being missed by her best friends, and the longing to be useful to those who were wanting her!
Therefore, gentlemen, the word ELECTION, to my thinking, is in a fair way to cause as much mischief as the words CONSCIENCE and LIBERTY, which ill-defined and ill-understood, were flung broadcast among the people, to serve as watchwords of revolt and incitements to destruction.
It by no means follows, however, that the incitements of Passion' or the precepts of Duty, or even the lessons of Truth, may not be introduced into a poem, and with advantage; for they may subserve incidentally, in various ways, the general purposes of the work: but the true artist will always contrive to tone them down in proper subjection to that Beauty which is the atmosphere and the real essence of the poem.
BRUSSELS, Aug 21 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) Wednesday called for collective international action to combat religious hatred, incitement and violence related to religious persecution.
He decided to charge him with two crimes - 'incitement to discriminate' and 'incitement to commit a felony'.
The defendants are charged with committing acts of incitement, violence and murder in a case known in the media as Arab police station incidents in Port Said in 2013.
A COMMENT made by Jo Brand about throwing battery acid at politicians is being assessed by the Metropolitan Police following an allegation of incitement to violence.
EU Foreign Affairs Representative Federica Mogherini said that (https://www.euronews.com/2019/05/22/eu-funds-study-into-palestinian-school-textbooks-after-claims-of-radical-themes) the study will identify "possible incitement to hatred and violence and any possible lack of compliance with UNESCO standards of peace and tolerance in education."
"Statements on social media have targeted me, that I consider to be of absolute hatred and incitement of others to cause potential harm, to the extent that I feel that as a disabled person, who has already been accosted on the Council House car park, is a risk too far to attend."