high treason

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Synonyms for high treason

a crime that undermines the offender's government

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On May 11, 2016, the PHC declared former president Musharraf as the proclaimed offender (PO) in the high treason case.
BARRY GORDON n Jack Barry: High Treason is on until August 27, 7.
From 1661 to 1664, FranceAEs King Louis XIV orchestrated a show trial of his former superintendent of finance, Nicholas Fouquet, on charges of embezzlement and high treason.
He requested the court to direct the police to lodge high treason caseagainst Sheikh Rasheed.
Apparently it was a more narrowed-down approach to interpreting the high treason article in the constitution.
The court has summoned Musharraf to appear before it in person on March 11 for indictment on high treason charges over imposition of state of emergency by him in November 2007 while he was president as well as army chief.
ySLAMABAD (CyHAN)- A special court in Pakistan will formally frame charges of high treason against former military President, Pervez Musharraf, on January 1, 2014,court officials said on Tuesday.
The prime minister has approved names of judges for special court for trial of high treason under article 6 (of the constitution)," his office said in a statement.
It could be said, High Treason is committed everyday by someone somewhere.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistani caretaker government on Monday refused to initiate high treason proceeding against former President Parvez Mosharaf, saying it has a limited mandate to hold elections and deal with routine affairs.
Instead, his presidency threatens to end in ignominy as his opponents try to press charges of high treason against him over his granting of amnesty to dozens of people accused of corruption.
Article 45 states that the President shall not be liable to any criminal prosecution during his term of office, except for the charge of high treason or of moral turpitude.
NNA - 14/02/2011 Aounist MP Nabil Nicholas retaliated to Future Bloc MP Aamar Houri Monday accusing him of high treason and being unworthy of commenting on MP Michel Aoun.
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It established offences of high treason, punishable by execution, and the forfeiture of all property to the Crown and of petty treason.