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Word: sedition

Definition: conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious


Sentences Containing 'sedition'

April 2013 arrest. On 11 April 2013, Bangladesh Police finally arrested Rahman on charges of sedition related to the hacked Huq-Ziauddin conversations, other cyber-crimes, and inciting violence.
At one point he was summoned to see the British Governor of the island and accused of sedition.
Different government entities filed a total of four charges against Rahman: two by police for an altercation that arose when they shut down the printing press and newspaper offices; one for sedition for allegedly publishing posters and publicity material for Hizb-ut-Tahrir, a banned Islamist group; and one for fraud based on his publisher's signed statement.
He raises sedition in the city, who by irrational actions withdraws his own soul from that one and common soul of all rational creatures.
He was judged guilty of "contempt sedition" for having "purposely set himself to kindle and increase" bitterness within the colony.
However two of the printers were arrested for sedition for printing it in 1909.
In 1794 Thomas Muir, a Scottish constitutional reformer, was sentenced to transportation for sedition.
In 2010, the Awami League government charged the 13 bureaucrats of what had become known as the "Uttara Conspiracy" with sedition.
In March 1637 Wheelwright was accused of contempt and sedition by the court, but was not sentenced.
It concerns the life of Christopher Marlowe and the mystery surrounding his untimely death during a brawl in Deptford, set against a backdrop of a politically and religiously divided England where the state and its spies watch those who may be accused of sedition, treason and blasphemy.
Largely retired from activism due to his age, he designated Norman Bordin as his successor in 2004 whilst serving a prison sentence for sedition.
London), by Pandya and Pandya (2003) reproduces issues from 1905 to 1908 - 48 issues of 4 pages each all in English, along with 22 of the Sedition Committee Report of 1918.
On 12 October 2010, the government deferred the sedition case.
On 13 September 1983, Sozisa made a speech in which he condemned the Soviet Union, and on 12 October three of his political opponents were charged with sedition.
On 14 December 2012, the government charged Rahman with sedition for publishing Skype conversations, illegally hacked by other parties, between Justice Mohammed Nizamul Huq, chairman of Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal, and Ahmed Ziauddin, an international criminal law expert and war crimes activist based in Brussels.
On February 24, protest leaders called for the arrest of Mahmudur Rahman, accusing him of inciting communal violence and sedition because of "Amar Desh" coverage of bloggers and activists.
On March 27, 2012, a federal judge acquitted seven Hutaree defendants of the most serious charges related to conspiracy and sedition; they were free to go.
Party and government officials have reacted by charging him with defamation and sedition cases more than 50 times since 2009 to 2013.
Rahman's wife filed a petition asserting the police had tortured Mahmudur Rahman during the seven-day remand period related to sedition charges.
She was arrested and sentenced to three years for Sedition in 1798.
She was charged with contempt and sedition and sentenced to banishment from the colony.
She was interned in Ellis Island and indicted for sedition, but charges were dropped and she was released after the end of the war.
Some aliens were convicted and imprisoned on charges of sedition, for refusing to swear allegiance to the United States war effort.
Takfiris also reject the traditional Muslim duty to obey one's legitimate rulers in all manners that do not contradict Sharia, as sedition is viewed as a great danger to a nation.
The court granted 13 days of remand for sedition and the other charges.
They are more disposed to examine, and more capable of seeing through, the interested complaints of faction and sedition; and they are, upon that account, less apt to be misled into any wanton or unnecessary opposition to the measures of government.
When an agit-prop play depicting these events, "Eight Men Speak", was suppressed by the Toronto police, a protest meeting was held where activist A.E. Smith repeated the play's allegations, and he was consequently arrested for sedition.

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::: congenital - existing at birth
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
::: callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind