National Liberation Army


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Noun1.National Liberation Army - a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade; "ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
2.National Liberation Army - a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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They had brought the arms for the Garo National Liberation Army and four men of the Garo National Liberation Army, who were supposed to collect these arms were also arrested," Baruah added.
The National Liberation Army, known as the ELN, yesterday admitted abducting the eight in calls to radio stations but made no demands.
The Scottish National Liberation Army claimed to have posted 16 packages containing caustic soda disguised as skin lotion.
After meeting British troops and political leaders in the Macedonian capital Skopje, Mr Straw insisted that the alliance's Operation Essential Harvest to gather weapons from the ethnic Albanian National Liberation Army was going to plan.
It's not known whether Busby has abandoned the Scottish National Liberation Army entirely or whether he has formed the new group in addition.
He wants to negotiate a settlement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the National Liberation Army (ELN), while continuing to wage war against the drug lords.
News of the call came just hours after renegade terror group the Irish National Liberation Army admitted killing a retired policeman.
The decision by the mainly Indian guerrillas of the Zapatista National Liberation Army was announced in the rustic square of a Chiapas village where the negotiations were held.
Shillong, May 7 (ANI): Twenty Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) cadres, along with its chief training instructor, Ningrang Sangma, recently laid down their arms before the Meghalaya Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh.
Last year police probed a Scottish National Liberation Army threat to poison English water.
The communique from the National Liberation Army said British reporter Ruth Morris, aged 35, and American photographer Scott Dalton, aged 34, could be released 'at any moment'.
He worked for the IRA and Irish National Liberation Army, and came under immediate suspicion after the Omagh bombing.

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