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civil disturbance

Group acts of violence and disorder prejudicial to public law and order. See also domestic emergencies.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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On 19 December 2018, a civil disorder broke out in the Eastern town of Atbara and increasingly spreads to major towns including capital Khartoum.
A leaked document shows police fear a no-deal Brexit will lead to civil disorder if the country faces shortages of goods, food and medicine, according to a leaked document.
The police are empowered to enforce the law, protect people and property, prevent crime and civil disorder.
He appealed to all Nigerians to refrain from all civil disorder and remain peaceful, patriotic and united to ensure that no force or conspiracy derail our democratic development.
'I, therefore, appeal to all Nigerians to refrain from all civil disorder and remain peaceful, patriotic and united to ensure that no force or conspiracy derail our democratic development.
"These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the cold war but have now been repurposed in the event of civil disorder following a no-deal Brexit,"The Sunday Times said, quoting an anonymous source from the UK Government's Cabinet Office.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday said Britain had the option of martial law to quell civil disorder that might follow a no-deal Brexit.
Britain has the option of using martial law to quell civil disorder that might ensue under a no-deal Brexit, but that is not the focus of the government's attention, Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday.
It covers buyer's insolvency/bankruptcy, buyer's failure to pay, buyer refusing to take delivery of goods, foreign exchange transfer delay, import ban or cancellation of import licence, payment moratorium, war, civil disorder, and natural disasters.
The council members called on all stakeholders to engage with the electoral institutions and processes with patience and respect, to continue to refrain from civil disorder and any acts that incite imminent violence or lead to instability, and to channel complaints through the established institutional mechanisms in line with Afghanistan's electoral laws and Constitution.
Javid talks blithely about government "preparing for all possible outcomes." Chief constables warn of "civil disorder leading to widespread unrest."
Sajid Javid has refused to rule out the possibility that a no-deal Brexit could cause a sharp rise in crime and widespread protests escalating into weeks of civil disorder, saying it was important that police prepare for any such eventualities.

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