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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One of the key players involved in the Interpol scheme, though, is the government of the United Kingdom, DOJ said, offering some insight into what Interpol and its allies have in mind vis-a-vis the new terror regime.
The terrorists mercilessly killed their opponents at 'Adam Khor Bazar' area so that to keep the local people under their terror regime.
Under the terror regime that the Germans instituted in Norway, the choice was to cooperate or face imprisonment or execution.
The victory was based on sheer commitment, dedication and strategy of the leader of the nation and the groups surrounded with determination to see an end to the terror regime which has threatened the peace in the region and the world over as the terror group was becoming stronger and stronger as described by international bodies as the most ruthless and feared terrorist organization ever.
The ONLF is calling upon the international community to show support for the journalists, whose arrest is "evidence of the nature of Addis Ababa regime as a terror regime, which do not respect Human Rights, and freedom of press." Prosecutors were previously calling for 18 year sentences for the defendants.
Full page advertisements published in several daily papers claimed that part of the funds for the new mosque would come from "the terror regime in Iran", while a second mosque planned for the capital would be financed by "Saudi Arabia, a dictatorship." The ads also contained a picture of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul with a photo montage of two swords on the dome.
Even Janos Kadar, whom Moscow installed to replace Nagy, insisted upon Nagy's execution, but over time Kadar dismantled the terror regime and permitted greater liberty--in part no doubt because he had suffered at the hands of Matyas Rakosi, Stalin's "best pupil."
As for Ryszard Kapuscinski's remarking on the "ominous" sight of one million Iranians praying together in Tehran's main square, the prayers of Christian and Jewish worshippers have not been co-opted by a terror regime to speed the extinction of its enemies.
"Yet the statues of the dictator and all the works of his terror regime are falling away."
The 40 Iraqi Kurds are in Liverpool after fleeing Saddam Hussein's terror regime and are trying find jobs.
Netanyahu repeated his demand for the expulsion of what he called Arafat's "terror regime."
And a young woman soldier is to give police explosive new evidence of the terror regime at the Surrey base.