As defined by the US FBI, 'the unlawful use of force against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population or any segment thereof, in the furtherance of political or social objectives'
Recent increases in politically motivated violence have caused a number of local companies to refuse coverage to businesses and facilities located in turbulent regions, representatives from Egypt's insurance sector have said.
Bulgarian law treats all beatings in a similar fashion - it does not matter if one gets beaten in a drunken melee, or if one gets beaten because of their skin color or different sexual orientation," the BHC head Krasimir Kanev stated Sunday in Sofia at a news conference dedicated to open and covert racism, neo-Nazism, and politically motivated violence.
Soares expressed his concern about allegations of politically motivated violence in Kyrgyzstan and called for the upcoming election campaign to be held in a peaceful manner, with full respect for all participants to campaign freely.
BUSH, President of the United States of America, determine that the actions of certain persons to undermine Lebanon's legitimate and democratically elected government [of Fou'ad Siniora] or democratic institutions, to contribute to the deliberate breakdown in the rule of law in Lebanon, including through politically motivated violence and intimidation, to reassert Syrian control or contribute to Syrian interference in Lebanon, or to infringe upon or undermine Lebanese sovereignty contribute to political and economic instability in that country and the region and constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States, and I hereby declare a national emergency to deal with that threat.