impunity


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exemption from punishment or loss

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Here was impunity still, but impunity almost excessive; inasmuch as the side-lights and the high fantracery of the entrance were glimmering straight into the hall; an appearance produced, he the next instant saw, by the fact that the vestibule gaped wide, that the hinged halves of the inner door had been thrown far back.
Brydon breathed his wonder till the very impunity of his attitude and the very insistence of his eyes produced, as he felt, a sudden stir which showed the next instant as a deeper portent, while the head raised itself, the betrayal of a braver purpose.
They had that interest, as well as other interests, in ensuring their impunity from exposure, and they would leave no stone unturned, no sacrifice unattempted, no treachery untried, to discover the place in which their victim was concealed, and to part her from the only friends she had in the world--Marian Halcombe and myself.
These are not considered prejudicial to health, since both the natives and the whites sleep in the open air with perfect impunity.
Moors and Jews sometimes place themselves under the protection of the foreign consuls, and then they can flout their riches in the Emperor's face with impunity.
It was the abuse of impunity by the side of the abuse of punishment; two bad things which strove to correct each other.
You think so, because you're his sister; and, on that account, I'll forgive you; but nobody else should so disparage Arthur Huntingdon to me with impunity.
However, though he was not guilty of ill manners by rebuking a gentleman in his own house, he paid him off obliquely in the pulpit: which had not, indeed, the good effect of working a reformation in the squire himself; yet it so far operated on his conscience, that he put the laws very severely in execution against others, and the magistrate was the only person in the parish who could swear with impunity.
I consider jealousy, as you know, a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it; but there are certain rules of decorum which cannot be disregarded with impunity.
Electoral reforms are a vicious cycle of dead-ends in a polity where the power clique is obsessed with greed, arrogance, ethnic hubris, violence and impunity.
We will soon begin implementing the new mechanism by taking measures to strengthen the protection of journalists and to follow up on measures to combat impunity in cooperation with the competent authorities of the central government and in coordination with UNESCO," said Iraqi Journalists Syndicate leader Muayyad al-Lami in a speech during the agreement.
Dr Ajibola Muraina, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration, United Kingdom and former Coordinator of the Oyo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), speaks with Moses Alao, on the claim that the state executives of the party has been shared between two groups, advising the National Working Committee of the party to keep up its zero tolerance for impunity.
And no, impunity can't be offset with football tournaments and Independence Day festivals.
ISLAMABAD -- Amnesty International (AI) has expressed serious concern over impunity enjoyed by Indian troops for human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir.
Based on interviews with judges, prosecutors, lawyers, and investigators from the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), the report examines a number of high-profile cases, including the prosecution of a former president, Otto Perez Molina (2012-2015), his vice-president, Roxana Baldetti, and 28 other officials who allegedly set up a scheme to defraud the customs authority, a case known as "La Linea" (NotiCen, Sept.