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Assassination

See also Murder.
assassins
Fanatical Moslem sect that smoked hashish and murdered Crusaders (11th—12th centuries). [Islamic Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 52]
Brutus
conspirator and assassin of Julius Caesar. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Caesar, Julius
(102–44 B.C.) murdered by conspirators. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar]
Gorboduc
king killed by the people, who were horrified at his murderous family. [Br. Legend and Lit.: Benét, 410]
Harmodius
assassinated Hipparchus, brother of the tyrant Hippias. [Gk. Hist.: EB (1963) XI, 198]
Ides of March
Caesar killed by opposing factions (44 B.C.). [Rom. Hist.: EB, 3: 575–580]
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* Extrajudicial executions were carried out in thirty-eight countries.
Even if individuals who are claimed to have attempted to stage a coup according to the evidence, documents and statements at hand actually illegally blacklisted people, expelled people from their jobs, stirred up animosity or staged extrajudicial executions, people who value their honor should not be like them.
The Comision Internacional Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) has ordered the arrest of 18 former senior officials and police agents under the administration of ex-President Oscar Berger (2004-2008) accused of committing extrajudicial executions.
* Prohibiting the agency from providing payments to any members of institutions engaged in a pattern of egregious human rights violations such as torture, extrajudicial execution or disappearance - as is the case with military intelligence in Guatemala.
Amnesty International said that evidence gleaned from interviews, and photographs combined with a video leaked where Egyptian soldiers appear to shoot dead two unarmed men, show that the Egyptian military is committing "extrajudicial executions" in the restive Northern Sinai region, Middle East Eye reported.
In at least 15 of the cases, Palestinians were deliberately shot dead, despite posing no imminent threat to life, in what appear to be extrajudicial executions. The Israeli authorities have not responded to Amnesty International's concerns.
"The images shown carry all the signs of a clear case of an extrajudicial execution," Christof Heyns, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, said in a (http://www.ohchr.org/SP/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=18544&LangID=E) statement  released Wednesday.
It reads last year Army courtmartial convicted six of its men including two officers for killing three men in extrajudicial execution in Machil".
The PIL was filed by the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association that includes the wives and mothers of people allegedly killed in fake encounters by the Manipur Police and security forces (Assam Rifles and Army).
Though filming the extrajudicial execution does not appear illegal under Israeli law, far right activists who have lionized the medic as a national hero have vilified Shamsiyah for filming in the first place, complaining to the police that the fact he was in a major Palestinian city (Hebron) to film the military killing someone proved he, and B'tselem in general, were secretly in league with "terrorists".
Amnesty International said that the killing of the 28-year-old Palestinian may amount to an "extrajudicial execution", according to Maan News."The fact that Abdullah Shalaldah was shot in the head and upper body suggests this was an extrajudicial execution, adding to a disturbing pattern of similar recent incidents by Israeli forces in the West Bank which warrant urgent investigation," said Philip Luther, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International.
Al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida said a UN expert described Israeli forces' killing of Abdul Fattah al-Sharif in the Hebron neighborhood of Tal Rumeida as an "extrajudicial execution."

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