Condone

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  • excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone''s behavior"; "She condoned her husband''s occasional infidelities"

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  • France's free speech in spotlight after attacks
    In the aftermath of France's jihadist attacks, many have been left scratching their heads over how authorities can vaunt the importance of free speech while jailing people for comments that appear to "condone terrorism". The deadly attacks also brought to the fore the contested right to mock religions in a country with a large Muslim community, after Read more on this news related to 'Condone'
  • France's post-Hebdo crackdown on 'incitement': Hypocritical?
    Since the deadly terrorist attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the French government has been touting the country’s right to freedom of expression. At the same time, it has been aggressively enforcing its laws against incitement of terrorism, arresting more than 50 people for comments that it says condone last week’s killings or terrorism in general. Read more on this news related to 'Condone'
  • Once Again, Brandeis Students Master Selective Outrage
    The student body provided a louder defense of the right to condone the murder of NYPD officers, and her hatred of America, than my right to report on it Read more on this news related to 'Condone'

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