shoot-to-kill


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shoot-to-kill

adj
(Law) of or relating to shooting by soldiers or police that is intended to kill rather than disable
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President Duterte's shoot-to-kill order, even if aimed at suspected armed rebels, is not in accordance with the Constitution, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Thursday.
JEREMY Corbyn was forced into a U-turn on his shoot-to-kill stance yesterday after a furious backlash from his own party.
LABOUR'S shoot-to-kill row grew yesterday as a senior frontbencher backed taking out terrorists threatening civilians.
Manila The Commission on Human Rights has taken Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim to task for issuing a shoot-to-kill order against five policemen who allegedly pocketed part of the ransom money for a kidnapped Malaysian.
It's the result of calls for a shoot-to-kill policy by the new president Jacob Zuma to crack down on crime ahead of the World Cup there next year.
Legal wrangling over access to highly sensitive documents outlining Scotland Yard's shoot-to-kill policy continued in the last days before the inquest.
A series of huge explosions were reported along the riverfront in New Orleans today as hundreds of US troops with orders to shoot-to-kill looters and gunmen were sent into the flooded city.
Britain's top policeman came face to face with Jean Charles de Menezes' family for the first time yesterday and insisted the shoot-to-kill policy would remain in force.
Asked to clarify his shoot-to-kill order, he said 'Shoot to kill is to shoot and kill him.
POLICE will hand over top secret files on an alleged shoot-to-kill policy so inquests into a string of controversial killings can go ahead.
Matthew Taylor, a close ally of Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy and the party's former parliamentary chairman, said that the shoot-to-kill policy that led to his death was 'unacceptable'.
NOW that we know the full details of the events leading up to the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes, the shoot-to-kill policy should end immediately.