State Terrorism

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(1) Terrorism carried out or sponsored by a government, which involves deliberate attacks on civilians, for the purpose of attaining a political or religious goal
(2) Acts of violence committed by an official state, military or sponsored by a sovereign government outside of the context of a declared war, which target civilians or show a disregard for civilian life in attacking targets—either people or facilities
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Why the United States underwrites Israeli ethnic cleansing and state terrorism is in dispute, mainly as to the weight to be given three factors that are part of the mix.
This Conference condemns Indian state terrorism and the new wave of violence, merciless killing of innocent Kashmiris in occupied Jammu and increase in the number of Indian troops in the valley, and demands an immediate end to terrorism, withdrawal of occupation forces from the occupied territory and cessation of the worst human rights violations.
The resolution condemned the state terrorism of Israel and reaffirmed the support and solidarity of Pakistan to the just cause of Palestine.
It is actually India which is committing the acts of state terrorism.
'Despite Indian state terrorism and repression the steadfast resolve displayed by the Kashmiris in IoK demonstrates that they remain undeterred in their goal for realization of the right to self determination,' Zakaria said.
He said a fourteen year old girl was killed, eight year old raped, and a five year old blinded in the continued state terrorism by Indian forces.
'Indian state terrorism has resulted in the killing of 14 people in just the last 36 hours.
He held that even teachers and students are not secure from Indian state terrorism. People of Kashmir can not be kept deprived of their right to self determination through coercion and intimidation.
Zamrooda Habib and Farida Behanji in their separate statements termed it the worst kind of state terrorism and also denounced firing on peaceful protesters.
Holding banners and placards inscribed with slogans against Indian brutalities in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir they urged world community to take serious notice of worst state terrorism in held valley.
In this construction, the terrorism of Muslim militants is co-dependent on state terrorism, while the introduction of moral, material, financial, and military assistance to militants by supportive entities turns it into a triangular relationship.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has condemned state terrorism by Indian army in the occupied Kashmir and expressed sorrow and grief over martyrdom of innocent Kashmiris.
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