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unarmed

Biology (of animals and plants) having no claws, prickles, spines, thorns, or similar structures

unarmed

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The condition of a fuse (or other firing device) in which the necessary steps to put it in condition to function have not taken place; while in the unarmed state the fuse is safe to handle, store, and transport.
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The Navy has released no reason for shooting down an unarmed Iranian drone this time around, other than to say the UAV approached to within 1,000 yards of the heavily armed USS Boxer.
The study found that each additional police killing of an unarmed black person in the 90 days before being surveyed was associated with about 0.14 additional days of poor mental health among black people living in the state where the death occurred.
The researchers found that in the three months prior to the survey, 38,993 of 103,710 black American respondents were exposed to one or more police killings of unarmed black Americans in their state of residence.
By the end of today " and next Friday, and the Friday after that " more unarmed Palestinians who were alive this morning will have been killed, simply because, while exercising their right to protest, they approached a fence, or otherwise attracted the attention of the soldiers on the other side, Mr Zeid said.
Responding to a question if the Army should "rethink its use of snipers" fatally shooting unarmed protesters, Fogel stated that "any person who gets close to the fence, anyone who could be a future threat to the border of Israel and its residents, should bear a price for that violation".
Responding to a question if the army should "rethink its use of snipers" fatally shooting unarmed protesters, Fogel said that, "any person who gets close to the fence, anyone who could be a future threat to the border of the State of Israel and its residents, should bear a price for that violation."
Officers fatally shot 94 unarmed people in 2015, but that number has been lower in the past two years, with 51 killed in 2016 and 68 in 2017.
The Washington Post reports that from January, 2015 through July 10, 2016, there were 100 unarmed people killed by police (Lowery, 2016).
EVER since the November 2015 terrorist attacks in France, I have asked the following question of police and political leaders alike: In the face of a terrorist attack, what is it you expect an unarmed officer to do while awaiting the arrival of armed specialists?
The proposed changes come after several high-profile fatal encounters between police and civilians, particularly among unarmed black men and women.
Israeli atrocities against the innocent and unarmed civilians of Palestine are no secret.
FOOTAGE showing US police leaving an unarmed black teen to die after they shot him has been released by officials.