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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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Waititu argues that Ngilu's speech was directed at inciting or producing imminent lawless actions.
The law also forbids activities such as inciting ethnic hatred, discrimination and spreading violent and obscene content online.
When you do such thing, that's inciting to sedition and you're calling on all the people to act against the President,' Mallari said.
Israeli police said: "Serious accusations have been directed against Sheikh Salah, including inciting terrorism and violence, affiliation with a legally banned organisation and giving an inciting sermon.
Saiful Islam, 34, was jailed for 10 years; Redwan Siddique, 32, got 16 months for inciting prostitution and drugs offences; Yasser Hussain, 27, was jailed for two years for beating and possession of drugs; and Mohammed Hassan Ali, 33, got seven years for sex with a child and supplying drugs to a victim.
On June 13, an FIR was registered against Shakuntala Khatik and another Congress leader Venus Goyal in the Karera Police Station on charges of inciting a mob.
He is charged with eight counts of rape, five counts of trafficking, racially aggravated assault, supplying drugs, inciting a child into sexual activity, child abduction and attempted rape.
Wilders is accused of discrimination and inciting racism for remarks in 2014, televised live, in which he led a roomful of followers in chanting that they wanted "fewer" Moroccans in the Netherlands.
He contended that the respondent had transgressed fundamental right of freedom of speech and it is considered as inciting an offence.
The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday had dispatched a reference against MQM's "dissociated" chief to United Kingdom government, accusing the former of inciting people to violence in Pakistan.
Furthermore, the lawyer pointed out that the social networks provide terrorists with a medium to create fake accounts for the purpose of spreading rumours and fraud, and inciting and planning terrorist attacks within the state.
A Court of First Instance issued the sentence on May 24 in connection with inciting hatred against the kingdom's constitutional system and insulting a government body.
He said that on one hand Information Minister is hoodwink people of Pakistan of these Indian atrocities and on the other is inciting PML-N goons to attack lives and properties of PPP members and sympathizers in AJK.
Summary: Suspects acquitted of inciting 300 workers to strike, start fires over weak evidence
In June last year, the Higher Criminal Court dropped the regime overthrow charge and sentenced him to four years after he was convicted on the charges of "publicly inciting hatred, an act which disturbed public peace, inciting non-compliance with the law and insulting public institutions.