legitimise legitimise

Definition(s):

  • (v) make legal

News

  • Kashmir separatists demand scrapping of Mehta concert

    Indian Kashmiri separatists are demanding the cancellation of a concert by celebrated conductor Zubin Mehta to be staged in the disputed territory next month, saying it would legitimise Indian "state repression".
    on August 27, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I hope the decision to allow these students to travel to Cyprus will help to legitimise this passage between Gaza and Cyprus, to actually open a route that would allow people here freedom of movement," Ms Booth told The Age. "It's also very...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Lauren Booth Source: The Age

  2. "The results which are starting to come out show that it is an electoral charade which is trying to legitimise the coup" on August 6 last year, the anti-junta front's candidate Messaoud Ould Boulkheir told a press conference.
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Messaoud Ould Boulkheir Source: AFP

  3. "Israel in no way can legitimise this murder, it cannot wash its hands of this blood," Erdogan said.
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: The Guardian

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