self-defence


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self-defence

1. boxing as a means of defending the person (esp in the phrase noble art of self-defence)
2. Law the right to defend one's person, family, or property against attack or threat of attack by the use of no more force than is reasonable
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The JSDF Day celebrates the establishment of the Japan Defence Agency and inauguration of the Japan ground, maritime and air self-defence forces on 1st July, 1954.
Risto emphasised that self-defence classes are important as they teach Omani women techniques that they can use here and when travelling abroad.
The legal dimensions of the multinational force assembled for the 1990-91 war on Iraq resonated for Mori with constitutional debates in Japan at the time about self-defense and collective security, so he began investigating the notion of self-defence in international law.
Keywords: right to self-defence; right to anticipatory self-defence; right to pre-emptive self-defence; State; non-State actor; "Islamic State"
response, Parliament implemented new self-defence legislation with its
"I have always tried to push the importance of self-defence in girls.
567, 567 (1903) ("[T]he right to kill in self-defense was slowly established, and is a doctrine of modern rather than medieval law."); see generally Bernard Brown, Self-Defence in Homicide From Strict Liability to Complete Exculpation, 1958 Crim.
(84) Brent Michael, Responding to Attacks By Non-State Actors: The Attribution Requirement of Self-Defence, 16 AUSTRALIAN INT'L L.
Marco Grunert has a background in Krav Maga, which is a type of self-defence developed by the Israeli military.
Resolve, a community interest company, aims to help young people deal with violent or difficult situations by teaching them self-defence skills based on awareness, avoidance, dialogue and action.
But what really made me smile was an offer for self-defence classes.