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subversion

1. the act or an instance of subverting or overthrowing a legally constituted government, institution, etc.
2. the state of being subverted; destruction or ruin
3. something that brings about an overthrow
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The law, Puno wrote, pinpointed the CPP (as ascertainable class) as "guilty of subversion"and condemned it as "an outlaw with membership therein per se punishable without judicial trial." Such condemnation of the CPP, he added, "violate(d) the very essence of procedural due process which hears before it condemns, which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial.
According to details, the local chapter of BNF(H) was busted in an intelligence-based operation carrying out subversion by publishing material through a magazine 'Balawaristan Times'.
Donald Trump acknowledged the depth and scope of Russian subversion against the U.S.
'We are now confronting hybrid conflict where focus is shifting to subversion on religious, sectarian, ethnic and social issues.
'Quote me anywhere I will defend myself because the subversion that is coming to the state government today fluctuate reasonably above the salary status of this state.
The lawyer argued that failure to suspend the MP's trial would ultimately make the court's final decision a mirage as there can be no use of a favourable determination if he ends up being convicted while the matter has been challenged in the High Court.Mr Ongili was charged on September 27, 2017 with the offenses of subversion and use of force during elections.
He was detained in May 2015 and charged with subversion.
"Assembla has long been a champion for Subversion, but we've also been aware of the innovation lag in the SVN community.
State broadcaster CCTV said Hu Shigen had admitted "subversion, damaging national security and harming social stability" at the start of his hearing before the Tianjin No 2 Intermediate People's Court.
"The Supreme Court of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Friday sentenced South Korea-born US citizen Kim Dong-chul to 10 years of hard labour for subversion of the DPRK social system and espionage activities," Xinhua said.
China has formally arrested at least five Chinese human rights lawyers on suspicion of "inciting subversion of state power" and subverting state power after months of secret detention, one of their colleagues said on Tuesday.
The verdict came after it was proved in court that the defendant had, among other things, committed subversion against the government on his social media account.