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obscene

Law (of publications) having a tendency to deprave or corrupt
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A considerable portion of the night passed in conversation of this sort, and though Don Juan wished Don Quixote to read more of the book to see what it was all about, he was not to be prevailed upon, saying that he treated it as read and pronounced it utterly silly; and, if by any chance it should come to its author's ears that he had it in his hand, he did not want him to flatter himself with the idea that he had read it; for our thoughts, and still more our eyes, should keep themselves aloof from what is obscene and filthy.
These forms were never beheld but in those nights of cold and gloom, when the terrible spectres, who lie at all other times in the obscene hiding-places of London, in archways, dark vaults and cellars, venture to creep into the streets; the embodied spirits of Disease, and Vice, and Famine.
What would be base, or even obscene, to the obscene, becomes illustrious, spoken in a new connexion of thought.
Rakesh, who was privy to her social media account details, posted obscene photos and videos from the Internet along with the phone numbers of the woman and her parents.
A case has been registered against him at the Chung police station under sections 268 (public nuisance) and 294 (Obscene acts) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
NYAKUNDI VS WAIGURU The petition was filed by blogger Cyprian Nyakundi, who faces several charges after posting obscene information against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, last year.
He mentioned the eunuchs were presenting half-naked dance on obscene songs whereas the people were consuming drugs and alcohol in the party.
'However, I did not give any obscene signal, I am around 53 years old, I am vastly experienced, can I do any obscene gesture to any girl or woman?'
Anyone found distributing these types of content, either online or otherwise, would have faced charges under the Obscene Publications Act.
If it was obscene, the reaction of the audience would have been bad'
Officers, however, justify 'crackdown on obscene activities'
The release says the police have also identified some culprits involved in such activities adding that amazingly, the suspects that were arrested claimed that they did not know that the exchange or distribution of obscene material through the Internet constituted an offence punishable by law.