Abuse is the improper usage or treatment of an entity, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit. Abuse can come in many forms, such as: physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, assault, violation, rape, unjust practices; crimes, or other types of aggression.
Types and contexts of abuse
Abuse of authority
Abuse of authority, in the form of political corruption, is the use of legislated or otherwise authorised powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain. Misuse of government power for other purposes, such as repression of political opponents and general police brutality, is not considered political corruption. Neither are illegal acts by private persons or corporations not directly involved with the government. An illegal act by an officeholder constitutes political corruption only if the act is directly related to their official duties.
Abuse of authority is separated from abuse of power in that the act is originally condoned, but is extended beyond that initially conceived and is in not all cases
Since then, security forces have killed more than 1,100 people and arrested more than 8,200, according to the rights group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) or the AAPP, which has been tracking the military’s abuses. Facing a narrowing space to resist military rule through peaceful means, many people have taken up arms.
Appearing in Monday’s court session in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the indicted officers pleaded not guilty as prosecutors read out a charge sheet including battery, abuse of power and violation of military instructions.
The Biden administration has since stopped military support to the Saudi Arabia-led war, which has caused a humanitarian disaster in the poorest country in the region. Still, the administration has remained closely aligned with Riyadh, and said it would continue to provide military assistance for the kingdom’s defence.
BEIJING (NYTIMES) - China's video game industry is booming. But it sure does not feel that way to StoneShi, a game designer in China... A few weeks ago, the rules got stricter still ... Boot camps fond of military discipline have proliferated. So have Chinese media accounts of abuses, like beatings, electroconvulsive therapy and solitary confinement ... � ....
Ebenezer Babatope is a former minister of Transport and chieftain of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ...Excerpts. ... What is your take?. Zoning is done in the interest of Nigeria and Nigerians ... Do you agree? ... Nigeria is a federal state, all this controversy was because of the way the military abused the system in their favour ... .
Thousands of Afghan refugees are being temporarily housed on military bases in the US ... According to the nonprofit , "women in the military are particularly vulnerable to abuse due to geographical isolation from family and friends, and the potential for social isolation within the military culture.".
The Taliban’s defence minister Mullah Mohammad Yakoob, son of Mullah Omar, issued a rebuke in an audio message over misconduct and abuses by some fighters ... As the Taliban transition from insurgency to peacetime administration, the leaders have taken cognisance of reports of abuses in an attempt to present a conciliatory face to the world.
ISLAMABAD ... Pro Punjab TV interviewed an ex-RAW agent named Daniel who spoke at length about how he was sent by the infamous spyagency to Pakistan "to make bombs go off" ... NEW DELHI ... MPs urge UK to help end abuses in Indian-held Kashmir. LONDON. Britain must act on the world stage to help end human rights abuses by a “brutal occupying military force”... .
LAHORE ... According to official documents available with the reporter, ChiefInformation Commissioner Mahboob Qadir Shah gave his verdict in Mudassir Ismail Bhatti Vs ... More From Top Story ... MPs urge UK to help end abuses in Indian-held Kashmir ... Britain must act on the world stage to help end human rights abuses by a “brutal occupying military force”... .
NEW DELHI... The trilateral security alliance is being seen as an effort to counter China in the Indo-Pacific region ... More From Top Story. Germany opposes Taliban request to speak to UNGA ... MPs urge UK to help end abuses in Indian-held Kashmir ... Britain must act on the world stage to help end human rights abuses by a “brutal occupying military force”... .
UNITED NATIONS ...None spoke to the press afterward ... "Unity is everywhere," he said ... More From Top Story. US declines to include India in new security alliance. NEW DELHI ... KABUL, Afghanistan ... MPs urge UK to help end abuses in Indian-held Kashmir ... Britain must act on the world stage to help end human rights abuses by a “brutal occupying military force”... .