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false charge

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an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

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The narrative stashes ample drama and scope for action as Salt uses her skills as a covert operative to try and uncover the truth behind the frameup.
Sacco E Vanzetti," Drama; The frameup of Sacco and Vanzetti and their trial has been called a shameful mark on the face of American judiciary system.
52) In addition, when he raised the "doctors' plot" affair, the prosecution of physicians, most of them Jewish, for allegedly conspiring to kill the Soviet leaders on orders from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Zionists, the response was: "Actually, more non-Jews than Jews were indicted in that unfortunate frameup, but it was perpetrated by Lavrenti Beria (now thoroughly discredited).
At his trial at Liverpool Crown Court, Simms claimed he was the victim of an elaborate frameup in which someone had managed to break into his pub while he was upstairs, murder Helen, dress himself in his clothes, steal his car to take the body away and then bring it back later unnoticed and breaking back into the pub to return the car keys.
5) The NKVD employment of Spanish Stalinists like Victori Sala, a key figure in the attempted frameup of the POUM, while they were in exile in Mexico during World War II, was exposed by Venona.
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