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to something to excite or provoke someone to something. The radicals tried to incite the students to violence. The students were incited to violent behavior by the lecturer.
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Former Muslim Brotherhood Member of Parliament Farid Ismail and 10 other supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were sentenced to seven years in prison for inciting violence last July.
According to the organisation, many believe it is important to criminalise incitement by restricting freedom of expression, whereas a second school of thought believes that only those who incite violence should be punished, on the grounds that inciting hostility, hate or discrimination should not be restricted if free speech is to be preserved.
Summary: An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, general guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and seven others to life in prison on Saturday for inciting violence during protests last year, judicial sources said.
CAIRO - An Egyptian court Saturday postponed to July 5 the verdict in the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 37 others for inciting violence that killed two people last summer.
I have also concluded that it is appropriate to charge Jackson Omoruyi with offences of inciting prostitution, money laundering and assisting illegal entry into the UK.
He has been charged with arson, damage to property, inciting the public, and conspiracy.
Inciting a riot is a misdemeanor, which carries a penalty of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.
The Deputy High Commissioner of UK government in Karachi received a memorandum, demanding of the UK Government to take action against the British citizen Altaf Hussain, who, they memorandum reads, through his provocative speeches against the federation of Pakistan and Unity of Sindh had been inciting the people for violence.
A JUDGE yesterday barred Jews and Hindus from serving on the jury in a trial of a Muslim holyman accused of inciting Arabs to start a religious war.
Eleven prosecution witnesses stated that Goldwyn's demonstration had caused public alarm amounting to inciting public unrest.
The Louisiana lawsuit, which now moves to the pretrial stage, accuses filmmaker Oliver Stone and others of intentionally inciting copycat crimes.
Yehia Salah and Mostafa Ahmed stand accused of inciting violence and marches on 25 January 2016 through the pages, according to a Ministry of Interior statement.
TUNIS, (TAP) - The identity of several administrators of Takfiri pages inciting to terrorism and murder on social networks was recently established, the Ministry of the Interior said in a statement Saturday.
The British youngster pleaded guilty to inciting terrorism, via videolink from Manchester Crown Court.
MANAMAH, June 16 (KUNA) -- Bahraini High Criminal Court sentenced a secretary general of a local political societies to four years behind bars for charges relating to publicly inciting hatred, an act which disturbed public peace, inciting non-compliance with the law and insulting public institutions.