abet

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Synonyms for abet

to give support or assistance

Words related to abet

assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

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252) Finding the first two elements easily met in this case, the court concluded that, concerning the third element, "aircraft hijacking is generally recognized as a violation of Most significant, the court held that principles of accomplice liability apply under the ATCA to those who assist others in the commission of torts that violate customary international law: "[a]lthough no defendant in this case is sued as a direct perpetrator of a tort committed in violation of the law of nations, proof that they were accomplices, aiders and abetters, or co-conspirators would support a finding of liability under the ATCA.
We are contending that those companies were linked in ways to the South African government, such that they were aiders and abetters of crime.