public violence

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a public act of violence by an unruly mob


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The 528 - and 16 others who were acquitted - faced charges including murdering a policeman and public violence during riots in August - a month after Mr Morsi's removal by the army.
At his trial he had pleaded guilty to 156 acts of public violence including mobilising terrorist bombing campaigns.
In Sebokeng, east of Johannesburg, six people were arrested for public violence after residents demand housing clashed with police.
The police made several arrests and would charge the perpetrators with public violence and vandalism, he said.
Today as in the past, any connection between public violence and violent media continues to be a highly vexed question.
The suspects will appear on charges of manslaughter, assault and public violence," it added.
Dutch prosecutors announced that three youths, two aged 15 and one 16, will be charged with manslaughter, assault and public violence.
The majority were arrested for public violence and were likely to be held overnight, pending further investigations, the spokesperson said.
The book's philosophy depends on the idea of audience as performer; since social tactics like group exclusion, public violence, and public humiliation require an audience in order to work, the public is always a participant when these techniques are used.
Many millions of profoundly devoted Muslims will be horrified by this week's deaths but for the good of the region political and religious leaders must make it clear it is intolerable in a civilised society to turn personal rage into public violence.
Police spokeswoman Pinky Tsinyane said four miners were shot and that police have arrested four people for public violence.
He added that besides murder charges, the miners are also being charged with attempted murder and public violence, he said.
That was the damning verdict of Judge Peter Fox QC as he put six yobs behind bars and sounded a warning about public violence.
Judge Boulton added: "Over the last few days we have seen on our televisions and read in our newspapers the ugly face of public violence on our streets.
The march to war is replaced by the gradual (or sometimes rapid) disintegration of order in severely troubled societies and the inexorable descent into political and criminal public violence.
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