assassination

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an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

murder of a public figure by surprise attack

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Extrajudicial executions were carried out in thirty-eight countries.
It is during this period, when detainees are completely cut off from the outside world, that they are most at risk of torture, ill-treatment, "disappearance" and even extrajudicial execution.
The Comision Internacional Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) has ordered the arrest of 18 former senior officials and police agents under the administration of ex-President Oscar Berger (2004-2008) accused of committing extrajudicial executions.
On 4 October, Fadi Alloun , 19, from Issawiyya in East Jerusalem, was shot and killed by Israeli police near Jerusalems Old City, in another apparent extrajudicial execution.
The individual selective murders involve "the extrajudicial execution of victims whose names appear on lists" that have been previously drawn up, says the report.
Disappeared' persons, it said, are often at high risk of torture or extrajudicial execution.
6, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica, ruled that the Guatemalan military was guilty of the disappearance, torture, and extrajudicial execution of guerrilla commander Efrain Bamaca Velazquez.
Requiring the agency to remove from the payroll any individual who engages in torture, extrajudicial execution or disappearance.
Further evidence obtained by Amnesty International indicated that the killing of al-Hashlamoun by Israeli forces in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, on 22 September 2015, was an extrajudicial execution.
Thousands of people displaced by the conflict on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao face a growing risk of extrajudicial execution or abduction, a report by a human rights group has claimed.
LONDON, September 26, 2015 (WAFA) - Evidence obtained by Amnesty International indicated that the killing of Hadeel al-Hashlamoun by Israeli forces in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, on 22 September 2015, was an extrajudicial execution.
In the Gaza Strip, on October 7th, the Israeli army attempted an extrajudicial execution of a Palestinian in the Gaza Strip, but he survived the attempt as he and another four civilians, including two children, were wounded.
On 17 September 2010, the Israeli military committed a new extrajudicial execution crime in Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarm.
most heinous crimes of torture and extrajudicial execution," he said.
extrajudicial execution and excessive use of force in the killing of the three