Death squad
A death squad is an armed group that conducts extrajudicial killings or forced disappearances of persons for the purposes of political repression, genocide, or revolutionary terror. These killings are...
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New CCTV shows moment Kim Jong Nam was assassinated
Dramatic CCTV footage has been released which appears to show the moment Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was poisoned by a passerby.
North Korea 'Assassination': Woman detained over the death of Kim Jong-nam
Malaysian authorities have detained a female suspect woman at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam. The woman ...
Dr. King Is Assassinated - Apr 04, 1968
On this day in History, Dr. King is assassinated on Apr 04, 1968. Just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. is fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story room...
The US Assassination Complex Revealed By Leaked Military Documents
From his first days as commander in chief, the drone has been President Barack Obama’s weapon of choice, used by the military and the CIA to hunt down and kill the people his administration has deemed...
The real story behind the assassination of Julius Caesar
On Feb. 15, in the year 44 BC, Julius Caesar, the all-powerful ruler of Rome, visited a soothsayer named Spurinna, who “predicted the future by examining the internal organs of sacrificial animals,” a...
Inside Kenya's Death Squads
For the first time members of Kenya’s counter-terrorism police admit to “eliminating” suspected Muslim radicals. Speaking exclusively to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit, officers from four units of Ke...
These 10 Photos Were Taken Immediately After Famous Assassinations
There are moments in history when it seemed like the world stopped. The 10 photographs below captured some of the most intense moments in history, catching what happened literally seconds after famous...
Boldest Assassination Attempts
If these 25 boldest assassination attempts ever tells us anything, is that high profiles come at a price.
Grupo Colina
Grupo Colina was a military anti-communist death squad created in Peru that was active from 1990 until 1994, during the administration of Alberto Fujimori. The group is known for committing several hu...
Rodrigo Franco Command
The Rodrigo Franco Command was a paramilitary organization that acted as a death squad in Peru from 1985 to 1990. The group was closely aligned with the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA)...
Battalion 3-16 (Honduras)
Intelligence Battalion 3–16 or Battalion 316 (various names: Group of 14 (1979–1981), Special Investigations Branch (DIES) (1982–1983), Intelligence Battalion 3–16 (from 1982 or 1984 to 1986), Intelli...
Davao death squads
The Davao Death Squads or DDS, is a vigilante group active in Davao City in the Philippines. The group is allegedly responsible for summary executions of individuals suspected of petty crimes and deal...
The Squad (IRA unit)
The Squad or the Twelve Apostles was an Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit founded by Michael Collins to counter British intelligence efforts during the Irish War of Independence, mainly by means of ass...
Argentine Anticommunist Alliance
The Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Spanish: Alianza Anticomunista Argentina, usually known as Triple A or AAA) was a far-right death squad founded in Argentina in 1973 and particularly active u...
Caravan of Death
The Caravan of Death (Spanish: Caravana de la Muerte) was a Chilean Army death squad that, following the Chilean coup of 1973, flew by helicopters from south to north of Chile between September 30...
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Operation Condor
Operation Condor (Spanish: Operación Cóndor, also known as Plan Cóndor, Portuguese: Operação Condor) was a campaign of political repression and state terror involving intelligence operations a...
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Operation Wrath of God
Operation "Wrath of God" (Hebrew: מבצע זעם האל‎ Mivtza Za'am Ha'el), also known as Operation "Bayonet", was a covert operation directed by the Mossad to assassinate individuals suspected of bein...
Assassination
Assassination is the deliberate killing of a prominent person or political figure, usually for payment or political reasons.An assassination may be prompted by religious, political, or military motive...
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Extrajudicial killing
An extrajudicial killing is the killing of a person by governmental authorities without the sanction of any judicial proceeding or legal process. Extrajudicial punishments are mostly seen by humanity ...
Forced disappearance
In international human rights law, a forced disappearance (or enforced disappearance) occurs when a person is secretly abducted or imprisoned by a state or political organization or by a third party w...
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Summary execution
A summary execution is a variety of execution in which a person is accused of a crime and then immediately killed without benefit of a full and fair trial. This includes show trials, but is usually un...
League of Blood Incident
The League of Blood Incident (血盟団事件, Ketsumeidan Jiken, also translated as Blood-Pledge Corps Incident) was a 1932 assassination plot in Japan in which extremists targeted wealthy businessmen ...
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Assassination of Mehmet Baydar and Bahadır Demir
Gourgen Mkrtich Yanikian (Armenian: Գուրգեն Մկրտիչ Եանիկեան, December 24, 1895 – February 29, 1984) was an Armenian American author, engineer and an Armenian Genocide survivor, best known for the ...
Assassination of Anwar El Sadat
The assassination of Anwar Sadat occurred on 6 October 1981. Anwar Sadat, the President of Egypt, was assassinated during the annual victory parade held in Cairo to celebrate Operation Badr (1973), du...
Assassination of Anwar El Sadat - Wikipedia
Dirty War
The Dirty War (Spanish: Guerra Sucia), also known as Process of National Reorganization (Spanish: Proceso de Reorganización Nacional or El Proceso), was the name used by the Argentine Military...
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Assassination of Inspector Grosgurin
The Franco-Siamese War of 1893 was a conflict between the French Third Republic and the Kingdom of Siam. Auguste Pavie, French vice consul in Luang Prabang in 1886, was the chief agent in furthering F...
Assassination of Inspector Grosgurin - Wikipedia
Inside Kenya's Death Squads
For the first time members of Kenya’s counter-terrorism police admit to “eliminating” suspected Muslim radicals. Speaking exclusively to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit, officers from four units of Ke...
Operación Ogro
Operación Ogro (Operation Ogre) was the name given by the Basque liberation group ETA (Euskadi Ta Askatasuna) to its assassination of Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco, the Prime Minister of Spain, on 20 De...
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