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Synonyms for desertion

Synonyms for desertion

the act of forsaking


Synonyms for desertion

withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

the act of giving something up

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It said that the militants were depressed by the huge losses as cases of desertion from the frontline have become commonplace.
At total of 460 illegal immigrants, who tried to collective desertion attempt from the center in line with a plan prepared during breakfast by Afghan immigrants, were prevented by the additional police forces who were dispatched followign the getting the tip off on the desertion.
In the Manual of Military Law, a guidebook distributed to Canadian Expeditionary Force units, the language describing desertion is bland: soldiers are warned against "leaving one's post" or "encouraging others to desert.
military with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and could get life in prison if convicted.
While desertion is a problem that directly involves only a very small number of Soldiers within the U.
At his court martial, Byers had no legal representation and admitted a charge of desertion.
Nevertheless, desertion as a form of political resistance comes at a significant price to the principled military resister.
So while this year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, my heart aches for the families of the 306 soldiers executed for desertion or cowardice, most of whom were victims of what was then called shell shock, now called post-traumatic stress disorder.
Private James Grist Carr was a regular serving in the 2/Welsh 1 Division and was executed for desertion on February 7, 1916.
Mr Cotton contended there were no cases of desertion against his client.
The military official said Saadeddine's desertion and decision to join "a terrorist organisation" will be referred to the military tribunal.
The military official said Sdeddine's desertion and decision to join "a terrorist organisation" will be referred to the military tribunal.
The 34-year-old was initially charged with desertion 10 years ago after disappearing from his base near Falluja, Iraq, in June 2004 and then turning up in Lebanon a month later claiming he had been kidnapped by militants.
Charges included desertion (walking around dazed and confused suffering from PTSD), cowardice (ditto), or insubordination (any minor action that could be pressed into service as an excuse for execution).
London: A Taiwanese military intelligence officer who fled to Britain and unsuccessfully sought asylum was given a ten-month suspended jail sentence for desertion on Tuesday.