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What is the Meaning of Proscription | Definition and What is Proscription

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From latin proscriptio, the proscription is the action and the effect of outlaw. This verb refers to the fact of prohibiting the use of something or a custom and to expel someone from his country, often for political reasons. Formerly, the term was used to report harmful (or criminal) a public personality, offering compensation to that the caught alive or dead.
Examples: "the military Government has announced the proscription of the Red Ensign used by the Communists',"the proscription of football was one of the most controversial measures of the Taliban""I suffered the proscription and I had to live for two decades in exile,""peronism was confronted with the ban.
It is prohibited that is considered to be a public enemy. Of course, as the ban is dictated by the authorities in power, he always ends up to be an enemy of the Government. When peronism has been outlawed in Argentina, political participation of a movement that had millions of followers, which did obviously not him as a danger or a problem for the people, has been banned.
Proscriptions date back to ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. This type of sentence and convictions appeared as a kind of evolution and deepening of exile. Over the years, the proscription reappeared in the context of revolutions and dictatorial governments.
In a democracy, the proscriptions can not exist. These political parties, these social movements and individuals who violate public order or which affect the assets of the community should be pursued by the law and, where appropriate, sentenced to prison or banned for having violated the law.

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