domestic terrorism

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Noun1.domestic terrorism - terrorism practiced in your own country against your own people; "the 1995 bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City was an instance of domestic terrorism"
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
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It excludes acts of so-called domestic terrorism that did not involve overseas organizations.
He further added that only PPP has experience in handling both the US and our own domestic terrorism issue.
Bilawal Bhutto said only his party has experience in handling both the US country's own domestic terrorism issue, recalling how the PPP governments launched Pakistan's first, most extensive and most successful anti-terror operations.
What this legal reality translates into is a world where the vast majority of the high-profile terrorism prosecutions brought in this country, the ones announced by the Justice Department with great fanfare and heralding a safer future, basically never revolve around domestic terrorism.
Sherrod Brown (D-OH) convened a roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials, as well as faith and community leaders at the Columbus Urban League to discuss keeping Ohio safe from hate groups and threats of domestic terrorism in the wake of the Charlottesville attack.
earlier this month resulted in three deaths and many injuries, and a declaration by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that this violence was an act of domestic terrorism.
When it came to condemnation of ram-raiding the counter-protesters with a vehicle - the kind of domestic terrorism we witnessed in the UK at the Finsbury Park mosque in London recently - all Trump could do was condemn the "display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides".
TAP)- Politicians from all sides have rounded on Donald Trump for failing explicitly to condemn white supremacy groups or use the term domestic terrorism after a woman was killed when a car smashed into anti-racism protesters at the weekend.
All of the charges were filed under the commission of hate crime and none were categorized as domestic terrorism.
Volume 1 gathers material on theoretical, legal, and cultural factors, with chapters on hate crime legislation, hate crimes in transitional democracies, gender and hate crimes, and distinctions between hate crimes, violent extremism, and domestic terrorism.
Such a light sentence for planned acts of domestic terrorism sends the message that the penalty may depend on the intended targets and on the background of the perpetrator," said CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper.
com)-- First Smart Kansas City Event to Focus on Public Safety and Domestic Terrorism Threat.

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