peace and justice key words

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Aggression
Attacking without being provoked
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Capital Punishment
The death penalty for a crime or offence
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Conflict Resolution
Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion
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Conscientous Objector
When someone follows their conscience (the inner voice of God) and does not fight in a specific war
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Crime
An act against the law
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Criminal
A person who has committed a crime
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Deterrence
The idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off committing crimes
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Equality
Equal status, rights and opportunities for all people
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Judgement
The act of judging people and their actions
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Justice
Due allocation of reward and punishment/the maintenance of what is right
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Just War
A war which is fought for the right reasons and in the right way
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Law
Rules made by Parliament and enforced by the courts
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Pacifism
The belief that war and violence are unjustifiable and disputes should be settled peacefully
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Prejudice
A preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience
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Punishment
inflicting a penalty to pay for an offence or crime
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Reform
the idea that punishments should try to change criminals so they will not commit crimes again
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Rehabilitation
to restore to normal life
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Responsibility
being accountable to one's actions
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Retribution
the idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
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Sin
an act against the will of God
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Social injustice
the idea that society unfairly divides rewards and burdens upon the population of that society
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Social justice
Fair distribution of wealth, opportunity and privileges within a society
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the United Nations
an international body set up to promote world peace and cooperation
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Violence
Behavour involving physical force intended to harm someone or something
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War
A state of armed conflict between countries or groups within a country
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Weapons of Mass Destruction
weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers of people
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World Peace
The ending of war throughout the whole word (the basic aim of the United Nations)
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The death penalty for a crime or offence

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Capital Punishment

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Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion

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When someone follows their conscience (the inner voice of God) and does not fight in a specific war

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An act against the law

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