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incite (someone) (to something)

To provoke or otherwise prompt someone to do something Trying to disperse this crowd by force might very well incite them to riot.
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incite someone

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Under Article 296 of the Criminal Code, 'incitement to discriminate' is punishable by between one and three years in prison and a fine of between two and six million riel ($500 and $1,500).
A police statement to the Press Association yesterday said: "Police have received an allegation of incitement to violence that was reported to the MPS on 13 June.
On the contrary, it should be calling out Israel's presence in Palestine as a permanent form of colonial violence and incitement.
Statements media have me, that I of absolute incitement cause Coun " Tuesday's full council meeting was picketed by demonstrators opposed to the construction of the PS60 million aquatic centre.
Palestinian politicians and Palestinians Citizens of Israel are most vulnerable to incitement.
The trial of Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria over incitement to violence against ODM leader Raila Odinga started on Tuesday.
"The time has come for the international community to shoulder its responsibility to provide protection to our people from the [Israeli] violations, which include field executions of Palestinian citizens and incitement [by Jewish settlers] to kill President Mahmoud Abbas," al-Ahmad told official Voice of Palestine radio.
Ghneimat said the legal treatment of incitement to hate and incitement will be reviewed, as well as spreading rumors and false news.
25 (Saba) - Son of the Prime Minister of the Zionist entity Benjamin Netanyahu began a campaign of incitement against the towns in occupied Palestine and published a fabricated picture of the city of Tamra, claiming that its construction is unauthorized.
So 'yung kanyang seeming incitement is actually an expression of confidence na wala namang susunod po kay Sen.
The event, if permitted to take place, has the potential to inflame / promote a culture of intolerance and incitement to hatred.
Summary: An Israeli court jailed a 1948 Palestinian poet for five months Tuesday after convicting her of "incitement to terrorism" for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks.
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen expressed his deep concern over this provocative contest, which is further increasing incitement and sowing the seeds of hatred among the various followers of religions.
figure By NDUNGU GACHANE One more suspect has been arraigned in a Kigumo court in connection to the assault of three journalists at Elite Girls High School in Muranga on July 20.The director of Elite Group of Schools Elisha Ndungu Wednesday appeared before Senior Resident Magistrate Agnes Mwangi and was charged with incitement which led to the assault of the journalists.He was accused that on July 20 at Elite Girls School, he uttered words that bordered on incitement which led to the assault of Dennis Kabiru of Citizen TV, causing him grievous bodily harm and malicious damage to his equipment and theft of his personal effects.
The media has been asked to discourage all forms of hate speech that can be interpreted as incitement to violence.