state terrorism

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state terrorism

  1. the form of TERRORISM used by some governments as part of their domestic and foreign policy. For example, in countries like the former Soviet Union, China and fascist Germany, state terror has taken the form of framed show trials, arbitrary arrests and detentions, bannings, massacres, torture and execution of members of political opposition groups.
  2. the financial or ‘moral’ support given by some states to international TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS.
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He covers a comparative theoretical framework on intelligence and state violence, mapping the evolution of Tunisia's intelligence and security apparatus 1956-87, Bin 'Ali's myth of absolute security 1987-2011, and lost in political transition: the dilemma of intelligence reform.
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He paid tribute to Kashmiri people and their just and fair struggle and said, ironically instead of stopping the state violence and recognizing Kashmiri people's right, India was playing a blame game.
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The former SNP chief faced accusations of hypocrisy for using the show to condemn state violence by Spanish authorities in Catalonia while saying nothing about Russian state brutality.
Duterte] conducted the drug war and his counterinsurgency campaign, in that he uses state violence against perceived enemies of the state, whether criminals or political foes,' he said.
Based on interviews with 495 voluntary recruits to extremist organizations such as Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram, the new study also found that it is often perceived state violence or abuse of power that provides the final tipping point for the decision to join an extremist group.
In A Nervous State, the picture painted is one of horrendous state violence and its long-lasting legacies.
Exploring a totally different situation--the conversion of 1920s-1930s Mongolia from a Tibetan Buddhist theocracy to a Soviet-influenced socialist state--Christopher Kaplonski refines the philosophers' conception of state violence to fit more universal patterns of governmentality.

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