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an ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Ankara applies double standards to its dealings in the Middle East, where it behaves like a dilettante when pursuing foreign policy, according to Jacques Myard, deputy of France's opposition party, The Republicans.
ISLAMABAD -- Former president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) , Asma Jahangir has said if Pervez Musharraf has to be prosecuted under treason charges then double standard be shunned and trial be conducted from time mess started creeping in .
Isn't this surely double standards and hypocrisy to its limits?
Hamas said the behavior of the Human Rights Council is clear "discrimination, shows double standards in dealing with the Palestinian cause, and reveals a contradiction in the principles and the legitimacy of human rights, which the council calls for.
In her exploration of the double standards we see every day, feminist Jessica Valenti weaves together personal anecdotes with a call to action.
The UK has a history as a Christian country and it has protected us and given us healthy standards, but letting double standards go is causing confusion and problems.
THE application of double standards to public and personal life is one of the required skills of politics.
Given the chance to atone, however modestly, for such double standards and bias, the U.
Gerry Morrissey, a leading union negotiator for BBC staff, said: "This is a one-off to demonstrate to the BBC Board of Governors that the staff are utterly disgusted by the management's shameless double standards over pay.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi strongly criticized the West's double standards towards the developing countries.
Meanwhile, Indian National Congress (INC) leader Archana Sharma accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of having double standards and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take some action.
Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said that they would back calls for a total gun ban but only if the government will implement it fairly and without double standards.
ISLAMABAD -- Sindh Information Minister Sharjil Memo has said that judges should come out of their double standards, questioning why the Supreme Court is only after the Swiss case out of 8, 000 NRO cases.
He said that the Arab League is using unjustified double standards regarding Arab causes, as it often ignored issues in other Arab countries, noting that these double standards will be inexplicable to public opinion, drawing parallels between them and the west's double standards in supporting Israel while accusing other countries of terrorism.
The answers, however, angered the UKIP MEP who accused the EU Commission of double standards.