intimidation


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intimidation

the tort of using unlawful pressure. It is settled that it is a tort in a three-party situation, that is, where A threatens B that if he does not do something to C, A will do something unlawful to B. Thus, any court action is by C, who is injured against A who used B to injure him. There is controversy as to whether it covers the situation between two parties in a contractual relationship.
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Yesterday the jury found Lucitt not guilty of one count of intimidation, in respect of the alleged messages to a witness, but could not reach verdicts concerning the stalking charge or the other intimidation charge.
The security forces should be the guardians of peace and civility and quickly end the violence and intimidation of these irregular armed groups, which threaten the security and sovereignty of the people of Venezuela.
"I consider this action purposeful because a charge was brought only a day after Robert Fico withdrew," said Lipscaronic, as quoted by the SITA newswire.Smer head is ready to testifyPM Peter Pellegrini (Smer) and Bugar are believed to know about Fico's intimidation of Kiska.
Commission on Elections-ARMM Regional Director Rey Sumalipao told reporters in a press conference in Cotabato City that 72 teachers, who were supposed to help administer the plebiscite,did not show up at precincts due to intimidation. "Allegedy, there were threats addressed to them, mostly through text messages," said Sumalipao.
Suaram project coordinator Mohammad Alshatri said the group viewed Fadiah's questioning as a form of intimidation by the police.
Other reports of noise disturbance and the abuse and intimidation of residents led to the two flats being shut for three months.
The report theorised that fear and intimidation in the journalism industry has seen an up-hike since the 2014 APS terrorist attack.
"The good people of North Belfast reject your intimidation and stand with the victims of your callous intimidation."
The measure follows a report on intimidation in public life which found that social media was "the most significant factor" driving harassment, abuse and intimidation of 2017 general election candidates, which included threats of violence and sexual violence, as well as damage to property.
'We should not be cowed by threats and intimidation,' Montallana said.