Allegations of State terrorism by Sri Lanka
Various non-governmental organizations and individuals have accused the Sri Lankan government of committing state terrorism. These claims allege that much of the Sri Lankan government's handling of in...
State Sponsors of Terrorism
"State Sponsors of Terrorism" is a designation applied by the United States Department of State to countries which have "repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism." Inclusion on ...
State Sponsors of Terrorism - Wikipedia
Smithwick Tribunal
The Smithwick Tribunal was a judicial inquiry held in Blackhall Place, Dublin, into the events surrounding the killing of Chief Superintendent Harry Breen and Superintendent Robert Buchanan of the Roy...
Sri Lankan riots of 1958
1958 riots in Ceylon, also known as 58 riots, were the first island wide ethnic riots to target the minority Tamils in the Dominion of Ceylon after it became an independent country from Britain in 194...
Sri Lankan riots of 1958 - Wikipedia
Terrorism and the Soviet Union
At the height of the Soviet Union, communism and communist states were alleged to be a major inspiration for international terrorism. Violence in the form of 'communist fighting organizations' which o...
State terrorism
State terrorism refers to acts of terrorism conducted by a state against a foreign state or people, or against its own people.
There is neither an academic nor an international legal consensus reg...
Sooriyakanda mass grave
The Sooriyakanda mass grave is the mass burial ground of murdered school children from Embilipitiya Maha Vidyalaya (Embilipitiya High School) in Sri Lanka. These school children were killed and buried...
Arms Crisis
The Arms Crisis was a political scandal in the Republic of Ireland in 1970 in which Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney were dismissed as cabinet ministers for alleged involvement in a conspiracy to smugg...
Korean Air Flight 858
Korean Air Flight 858 was a scheduled international passenger flight between Baghdad, Iraq and Seoul, South Korea. On 29 November 1987, the aircraft flying that route exploded in mid-air upon the det...
Korean Air Flight 858 - Wikipedia
Korean Air Lines YS-11 hijacking
The Korean Air Lines YS-11 hijacking occurred on 11 December 1969. The aircraft, a Korean Air Lines NAMC YS-11 flying a domestic route from Gangneung Airbase in Gangneung, Gangwon-do to Gimpo Internat...
Korean Air Lines YS-11 hijacking - Wikipedia
1987-89 JVP Insurrection (Sri Lanka)
The 1987–89 JVP Insurrection (also known as the 1989 Revolt) was the second unsuccessful armed revolt conducted by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna against the Government of Sri Lanka under President J. ...
Definitions of terrorism
There is neither an academic nor an international legal consensus regarding the definition of the term terrorism. Various legal systems and government agencies use different definitions. Moreover, gov...
Definitions of terrorism - Wikipedia
Basij
The Basij (Persian: بسيج‎), full name Sâzmân-e Basij-e Mostaz'afin (Persian: سازمان بسیج مستضعفین‎, "The Organization for Mobilization of the Oppressed") is a paramilitary volunteer militi...
Basij - Wikipedia
United States and state terrorism
Several scholars have accused the United States of conducting state terrorism. They have written about the liberal democracies and their use of state terrorism, particularly in relation to the Cold Wa...
Terrorism in Russia
Terrorism in Russia has a long history starting from the times of the Russian Empire. Terrorism, in the modern sense, means violence against civilians to achieve political or ideological objectives by...
Pakistan and state sponsored terrorism
In 2009, Pakistani President Asif Zardari admitted at a conference in Islamabad that Pakistan had, in the past created terrorist groups as a tool for its geostrategic agenda. Pakistan had long been ac...
Welikada prison massacre
The Welikada Prison Massacre took place during the 1983 Black July pogrom against Sri Lankan Tamil minority in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Fifty-three prisoners were killed inside a high-security prison. No o...
Dahiya doctrine
The Dahiya doctrine or, Dahya doctrine, is a military strategy put forth by the Israeli general Gadi Eizenkot that envisages the destruction of the civilian infrastructure of hostile regimes, and end...
Blue House Raid
The Blue House Raid (also known in South Korea as the "January 21 Incident") was an unsuccessful attempt by North Korean commandos to assassinate the President of South Korea, Park Chung-hee, at his r...
Blue House Raid - Wikipedia
Iran and state terrorism
Since the declaration of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979, the government of Iran has been accused by the USA of funding, providing equipment, weapons, training and giving sanctuary to terrorists....
Iran and state terrorism - Wikipedia
Rangoon bombing
The Rangoon bombing of October 9, 1983, was an assassination attempt against Chun Doo-hwan, the fifth President of South Korea, orchestrated by North Korea. Two of the bombers were captured, one of w...
Burning of Jaffna library
The burning of the Jaffna library (Tamil: யாழ் பொது நூலகம் எரிப்பு, Yāḻ potu nūlakam erippu) was an important event in the Sri Lankan civil war. An organized mob of Sinhalese origin went on a ramp...
Burning of Jaffna library - Wikipedia