Problem

Incitement to violence

Other Names:
Incitement to kill
Incitement to assassinate
Government incitement to kill
Nature:

In criminal law, incitement is the encouragement of another person to commit a crime. Depending on the jurisdiction, some or all types of incitement may be illegal. Where illegal, it is known as an inchoate offense, where harm is intended but may or may not have actually occurred.

Incidence:
While Aryan Nations leader Richard Butler publicly frowns on proactive violence, he condones acts of violence committed autonomously by adherents of his religion or individual members of his organization.
Narrower Problems:
Killing sanctioned by religion
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
12.11.1999 – 00:00 CET