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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It may be mentioned that on August 31, Myanmar's Union Peace Commission held peace talks in Kengtung, Shan State with four ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), namely the Kachin Independence Army, the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, the Ta'ang National Liberation Army and the Arakan Army and issued a joint statement afterwards.
Joint forces belonging to the Arakan Army, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army and the Ta'ang National Liberation Army set off explosives at the Goktwin Bridge on August 15.
The Russian and Syrian air forces carried out more than 15 airstrikes over the Hama and Idlib regions on Wednesday, striking several sites belonging to the jihadist rebels of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkish-backed National Liberation Army.
The government issued a press statement in which it says the attacks on five targets in Pyinoolwin and Nawngkio Townships by the Arakan Army (AA), Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), killed 15 persons including Tatmadaw (military) personnel, policemen and civilians and also it caused financial loss of about 300 million kyats.
Mr Duque blamed the attack on the National Liberation Army (ELN), and has ruled out any restart of peace negotiations with the left-wing rebels.
The suspect had no criminal record and lived in the northern department of Boyaca, where the rebel group the National Liberation Army (ELN) is still present, Colombian newspaper El Tiempo reports (in Spanish).
On Friday, Colombian President Ivan Duque demanded that Cuba arrest 10 peace negotiators from the National Liberation Army, a Marxist rebel group known as the ELN for its Spanish initials, after the Colombian government blamed the leftist group for the car bombing, AP reported.
"The command of 'National Liberation Army' 'National Front for the Liberation of Syria' and 'National Front for Liberation' openly declares preparations for an offensive against government forces and rejects any dialogue on political settlement of the conflict," Tsygankov said at a briefing, Sputnik reported.
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust funded a support group closely linked to the Irish National Liberation Army, a paramilitary terrorist group, said The Times.
A barrage of heavy weapons fire struck a village in Kutkai Township, northern Shan State, on Thursday morning, killing a child and injuring seven other people, the News and Information Department of the Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) has announced.
15 (ANI): The remaining cadres of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) surrendered before the Meghalaya government on Thursday.

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