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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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The interim ruling has also overlooked the Supreme Court verdict of August 1986 in favour of three children belonging to Jehova's Witnesses who were expelled from a Kerala school for not singing the National Anthem. The spirit of that verdict was tolerance.
It is therefore a disastrous disservice to the Filipino people to have their national anthem sang according to the monotonous beat of the metronome, especially in international events.
Sources say since October last year, the government has been receiving complaints along with instances where people have directly or indirectly insulted national anthem. " It has been noticed that MHA is receiving complaints regarding disrespect of the national anthem.
'Kenrick Georges effortlessly encapsulated a boundless love and patriotic devotion for our newly established nation in 1983 with the composition of a deeply moving and magnificent ode to the country's beauty and tranquillity, which is widely and rightly considered to be one of the world's best national anthems,' Harris said in a statement.
On Tuesday, Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) issued a statement, saying it is disturbed by orders banning use of the national anthem by none other than the president.
Also in 2018, police in Lemery, Batangas, arrested 34 moviegoers who refused to stand up during the singing of the national anthem.
"If you were a country," I said, "what would your national anthem be?"I meant a pre-existing song - "What a Wonderful World" or "Que Sera, Sera" or something to make it a joke, like "Hey Ya!" ("I would like, more than anything else, for my nation to be shaken like a Polaroid picture.")"
Reporter: And will schools be penalised for not teaching the national anthem?
Dr Aziz Ahmed Hashmi said there was a need for practical implementation of the national anthem as desired by Hafeez Jalandhari.
National anthem's writer was unique in Urdu poetry by using the perfect mixture of words and rhymes.
The player who drew attention to the police brutality and inequality in his country by refusing to stand up for the US national anthem in 2016.
"It's not just any song that's the national anthem.

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