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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'
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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.
7 million been driven from their homes in seven years of ethnic and politically motivated violence in Darfur, a remote region of western Sudan.
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.
and political violence in the form of losses resulting from any politically motivated violence or threat including terrorism, war, civil commotion etc.
Michel called for an end to politically motivated violence and for security forces to come under government control.
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.
He assailed the government's tolerance for "home-bred fascists" and its "cynical laissez-faire leniency" to those who carry out politically motivated violence.
West Africa's political history has been characterized by a high incidence of politically motivated violence and civil wars.
Shaikh Khalid said the problem of politically motivated violence had no foreseeable solution and also called for more co-operation between the police and military to combat terrorism.
Military rule, politically motivated violence and strikes have often disrupted democracy over Bangladesh's 37 years of independence, while elections have been rife with cheating.
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.
rule in Japan there was not a single act of politically motivated violence against American occupation forces.

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