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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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The driver and the loaders were bundled into a Kitui county vehicle and Ngilu incited youths and officials from the county to burn the lorry,' court papers say.
The eight Indian workers - three blacksmiths, three carpenters and two labourers - were said to have incited hundreds of workers to go on a strike, started deliberate fires to different properties and wrecked cars, offices, machinery and electronics at the accommodation in Jebel Ali in January.
Manama: Bahrain's foreign ministry said that the court's ruling in the case of Ali Salman, the secretary-general of Al Wefaq Society, was based on charges related to speeches that incited violence and hatred, it was not in any way politically motivated.
The source said that during the two-hour session, Assir denied that he funded terrorist attacks or that he incited violence with the aim of undermining the state's authority and targeting the Lebanese Army.
They also said they have incited youth to join Deash and posted comments glorifying terrorist attacks committed in Tunisia.
Evidence underpinning the charges also included public statements delivered by the defendant that incited violence and encouraged the use of force against the Kingdomآ's authorities, referring to such acts as a religious duty.
Between March 15 and 26 he is said to have incited another person to commit an act of terrorism, "namely to carry out an attack at an Anzac parade in Australia with the aim of killing and/or causing serious injury to people".
It strains credulity to believe that New Yorkers would be incited to violence by ads that did not incite residents of Chicago and San Francisco," he said.
After all, he personally incited the chatter at that very moment.
He added that recordings of the defendant's public speeches and sermons incited violence and encouraged the use of force against the Kingdom's authorities, in addition to inciting non-compliance with the law.
Police say the 23-year-old Los Angeles resident incited a large crowd of fans to push their way past venue employees controlling access to a Thursday unofficial day party that was already at full capacity.
He is believed to have incited prostitution by posting, next to the cross-dressed man's picture, poems with obscene content.
of Edinburgh) begins by examining how different media are used to contribute to the creation of communicative environments where violence can be incited.
Phagpa was said to have incited Drolma Je, a monk at the Dowa Monastery in Tongren County in Huangnan, to self-immolate for "freedom and independence of the Tibetan ethnic group.
He was found to have incited Drolma Je, a monk at the Dowa Monastery of Tongren County, Huangnan prefecture, to self-immolate for "freedom and independence of the Tibetan ethnic group.