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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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The ruling held that these crimes incite sedition, disturb the public order and damage public interest.
The SCIA extended sincere condolences to Saudi leadership and the families of the victims, praying to Allah Almighty to grant the wounded speedy recovery, safeguard Muslim countries against sedition and conflicts and bless them with lasting security and stability.
The toughening of the Sedition Act, which dates back to British colonial rule, comes after a crackdown in which scores of people have been detained under the law in recent weeks since opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was jailed in February on sodomy charges.
According to national news agency WAM, the UAE Attorney-General, Salim Saeed Kubaish, has sent the case to the court following investigations that suggested the suspect had been "abusing religion to incite sedition, harm national unity, disturb social peace and intentionally spread false news, circulate rumours and disseminate provocative and malicious propaganda".
The Ministry of Interior announces this to confirm that the security apparatus is serious in tracking down whoever brings himself under suspicion for the sake of serving sedition promoters, and that the security apparatus will not hesitate in applying the laws against violators and will prosecute them in accordance with the Islamic Shareah.
ISLAMABAD -- Acclaimed writer and essayist, Pankaj Mishra, says that filing sedition charges against 67 Kashmiri students for cheering for the Pakistani cricket team during a recent match with India is absurd.
THE controversy regarding the suspension and subsequent slapping of sedition charges on Kashmiri students of Meerut's SV Sudharti University is snowballing into an election issue.
The Mirwaiz said that if cheering for Pakistan for its victory could earn sedition for Kashmiri students then India must gear up to slap
Srinagar, Mar 7 (ANI): National Conference (NC) Party leader Mustafa Kamal on Friday thanked Akhilesh Yadav- led Uttar Pradesh government for withdrawing the sedition charges on Kashmiri students in Meerut for celebrating the Pakistani cricket team's win against India.
About 67 Kashmiri students from a university in Northern India were charged with sedition after they cheered for Pakistani cricket team during a match between India and Pakistan in 2014 Asia Cup held at Bangladesh on March 2.
There are advocates of sedition within the Commission" for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, the local Okaz daily quoted Sheikh as saying.
Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed said that the takfiri mentality aims at igniting sedition among the people of the nation.
We are innocent of any advocates of sedition and fragmentation and call for prudence and wisdom, and we hope the media adopts objectivity in covering the news, because our country is not short on sedition.
Ahmed Bilal Osman, affirmed that the state will never allow instigation of sedition and undermining to the security and stability of the country.
Manila: The founding chairman of a former secessionist Filipino-Muslim rebel group is being charged with sedition following his recent declaration of independence of Mindanao in the southern Philippines.