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Synonyms for sedition


Synonyms for sedition

organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority

willful violation of allegiance to one's country

Words related to sedition

an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government

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Hardik Patel was booked by the Crime Branch in 2015 under sedition charges following large-scale violence.
we will not have succeeded in persevering against this foreign aggression and amidst the political divisions and sedition," he further stated.
From the very outset, the quartet has asked for Doha to abide by 13 commitments that would see it renounce its support of the forces of extremism, take action against persons and organisations that aid and abet sedition forces, and cease and desist from cosying up to nations and groups that are intent on destabilising the Gulf and the region.
Asmita Basu said,'These cases show just why the sedition law should be immediately repealed.
BEIRUT: Lebanese journalist Maria Maalouf was charged Tuesday with inciting sedition and posting remarks that put the safety of Lebanon and its residents at risk.
The Supreme Court in Kedar Nath Singh case in 1962 unambiguously stated that an act of provoking 'imminent violence' through words, written or spoken, is sine qua non for making a sedition charge.
27 -- Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, or Zunar as he is popularly known, was arrested on Saturday under the country's Sedition Act for cartoons that allegedly insulted Prime Minister Najib Razak.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Authority of the popular crowd said that it will sue before the Central Court every one trying to create sectarian sedition.
The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798: Testing the Constitution
The result was Section 124A of the penal code, under which any person who used "words, signs, or visible representation- to excite disaffection against the government" could be charged with sedition and potentially sentenced to life imprisonment.
By Mail Today Bureau in Chandigarh AS HARYANA limped back to normalcy after violence during the Jat quota stir claimed 28 lives, Haryana Police on Wednesday charged former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's close aide Virender with sedition for allegedly inciting violence during the agitation.
Riyadh says Tehran is resorting "terrorism", causing sedition and carrying out assassinations, as the international community tries to calm Iran's tensions with its Sunni arch-rival Saudi Arabia.
Karachi -- The Sindh High Court on Wednesday granted a pre-arrest bail to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior leader and mayor-nominee for Karachi, Waseem Akhtar, in cases related to sedition and terrorism.
SEOUL, South Korea -- Blowing horns and banging on tambourines, thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul on Saturday to protest the arrest of a labor union leader who may face a rarely used sedition charge over the eruption of violence at an earlier anti-government protest.
The public prosecution had charged him with using "religion as a cloak" to promote ideas that incite sedition and damage national unity.