vandalization


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van·dal·ize

 (văn′dl-īz′)
tr.v. van·dal·ized, van·dal·iz·ing, van·dal·iz·es
To damage or destroy (another's property) willfully or maliciously.

van′dal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

vandalization

(ˌvændəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

vandalisation

n
an act of vandalizing
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The first was in November when the NLC leadership and members stormed the state House of Assembly leading to the vandalization in the House.
According to the website, it is actually difficult to stop someone from vandalizing them, but there still are a few measures that can be taken to prevent such wanton vandalization.
The same day, President Masood Khan briefed and updated the All Parties Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Kashmir, led by Honourable Chris Leslie, about the latest spree of killings, arbitrary arrests and detention, extrajudicial killings, custodial killings, enforced disappearances, vandalization of Kashmiri property, molestation of women, and sinister moves to change the demography of the occupied territory.
While the firm refusal to hand over the 'mystery' of desecration and vandalization of religious symbols and places that has been rocking the state for the past two weeks to the CBI no doubt strongly established the government's faith in its police, it is the claim of having made a breakthrough in this case by arresting a Christian man and pinning on him all such 'unholy acts' committed in the course of the last fifteen years that is a bit too difficult to digest.
He said security is key, most especially in addressing the issue of pipeline vandalization and expressed keen interest in the corporation's willingness to take up equity in the Brass Fertilizer project, while promising to encourage the setting up of a power plant, as a key component of the Brass Fertilizer project.
The sectarian rift between Dearborn's Shiite majority (largely Lebanese) and its Sunni minority (much of it from Iraq) has significantly deepened and sometimes results in the vandalization of mosques on both sides.
Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the imposition of curfew in Srinagar and Handwara by the authorities and arrest of dozens of people and vandalization of Mosques and residential houses by Indian forces' personnel as the worst acts of state terrorism, reported.
In the brief time since the program's inception, members of NSBR have been subject to bullying and harassment at school as well as online, property vandalization, and slander by members of another organization.
We strongly condemn the vandalization of the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem.
A second initiative presented the Ghobairi Public Intermediate Mixed School would combat the vandalization of public spaces in the neighborhood, and would start with a renovation of the school's public garden.
The USCG has concentrated on automated beacons and maintenance of aids to navigation on steel structures or buoys rather than on lanterns inside traditional lighthouses, which were neglected and subject to vandalization until they were leased mostly to local historical societies and other organizations or sold as excess property to them.
It's true that hardly a day passes that there isn't something to draw our attention to Islam--beheadings of journalists, hikers, and foreign workers; bombings so frequent that only major ones still make the news; destruction and desecration of non-Muslim (or Muslim from a rival sect) places of worship, community centres, cemeteries and other loci; and vandalization of antiquities because they aren't Islamic.