state-sponsored terrorism


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Noun1.state-sponsored terrorism - terrorism practiced by a government against its own people or in support of international 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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Filmmaker Hansal Mehta says Omerta, starring Rajkummar Rao, will expose state-sponsored terrorism.
MUZAFFARABAD -- Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League and former Convener All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Mohammad Farooq Rehmani has strongly condemned appalling custodial killings( as alleged by the villagers) of three youth in their 20s: Eisa Fazili, Uwais, and an another In Srinagar and Islamabad Kashmir in a fresh wave of state-sponsored terrorism, saying that the Indian patronized regime in Srinagar has exceeded all limits and surpassed every brutality to crush the liberation movement of the right of self-determination.
Responding to a question about New Delhi's role in destabilising Pakistan through state-sponsored terrorism, he said if India could overpower Pakistan through conventional engagement post-overt nuclearisation, it could have done that by now.
That's why they are targeting us through sub-conventional threat and state-sponsored terrorism,' he said, adding, 'But they have failed on this account as well.
Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Sunday they have no option to fight what they called Myanmar state-sponsored terrorism to defend the Rohingya community, and they demanded that the Rohingya be consulted on all decisions affecting their future.
In a troubled neighbourhood, Pakistan continued to suffer at the hands of state-sponsored terrorism funded and abetted by its neighbours through proxies, the statement said.
An aspect of particular concern and tragic repercussions for my country is state-sponsored terrorism.
If she thinks Saudi Arabia's money does everything, she is going to end up doing everything for Saudi Arabia's money, including support for state-sponsored terrorism and genocide in Yemen.
section] 1610 (g) of the FSIA is an independent exception to execution immunity available to victims of state-sponsored terrorism.
We are fighting state-sponsored terrorism," he said.
Summary: State-sponsored terrorism has long been the norm in Israel and the occupied territories, but we are now seeing an increase in individual terror networks, emboldened by government officials' racist and inflammatory words against Palestinians.
The state-sponsored terrorism designation is a separate process, it is not a negotiation," Kerry said.

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