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proscription

(pro-skrip'shon) [L. proscriptio, a written public notice, outlawry]
Restriction of behavior based on cultural or religious beliefs.
See: taboo
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Wanton abuse as a ground for proscription of D and X is spurious.
The leader would not comment today but at the time Corbyn said in a Commons debate that proscription of Al Qaeda and other groups was "causing a great deal of disquiet in the Islamic, Turkish and Tamil communities."
It also operates under other names, which all fall under the same proscription order: Al Muhajiroun, Islam4UK, Call to Submission, Islamic Path, London School of Sharia, Muslims Against Crusades, Need4Khilafah, the Shariah Project and the Islamic Dawah Association.
She was announcing planned new laws designed to fight terrorism, including banning orders for hate preachers who manage to avoid proscription and new internet controls.
He said that Iran which was large importer of Pakistani kinno with annual import of 60,000 mln tons was closed for last two years to international proscription.
The sentence from the Tehran Revolutionary Court included a five-year proscription on any cultural, political or media activities after her six-month jail term.
He further said, there is no proscription for the outfit that killed Indra Gandhi.
Proscription means that membership of TTP becomes a criminal offence in the UK, as will any attempt to operate, recruit or fundraise on behalf of the organisation.
"Proscription is a tough but necessary power to tackle terrorism and is not a course of action we take lightly," she added.
Mr Johnson said the ban was needed to tackle terrorism and warned the group had tried to escape proscription simply by changing its name.
He added: "We are clear that an organisation should not be able to circumvent proscription by simply changing its name."
Mr Johnson said: "Proscription is a tough but necessary power to tackle terrorism and is not a course we take lightly.