banditry


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the practice of plundering in gangs

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Generally the overall security situation is calm except in Western Bahr el Ghazal and Eastern Equatoria State where we have received reports of some armed groups carrying out banditry activities.
He said imposition of curfew would not only be a way to get those involved in capital crimes and banditry activities but also ensuring control of law and order for the residents of the town.
The abductors led by "fugitive Ali Nasser Hiraygdan from Marib are demanding compensation for disputed lands, as well as the removal of their names from a blacklist of murder cases and banditry," the ministry said in a statement posted on its website.
The government puts the death toll at 10,000 and blames the ongoing lack of security on tribal conflict, minority armed forces and banditry.
Travel in all areas of Afghanistan is unsafe due to military combat operations, landmines, banditry, armed rivalry between political and tribal groups, and the possibility of terrorist attacks, including attacks using vehicular or other improvised explosive devices (IEDs)," the State Department said in a travel advisory.
Ethiopian officials have labelled the "unprovoked attack" as "an act of banditry.
They accuse each other of banditry, corruption, financial embezzlements.
Conflict and adverse climatic conditions, banditry and piracy are some of
Bennett is now awaiting trial on charges of possessing arms for the purposes of banditry, terrorism and inciting acts of insurgency.
This is an act of banditry not of terrorism," the tourism ministry said in a statement.
The judge told them: "This was organised banditry for high stakes," and added that they had wrecked the Dixon family's lives.
of New York at Binghamton), this is to ignore ongoing repressive violence from the Reign of Terror, ongoing guerilla struggle in western France, ongoing violence against priests, resistance to conscription, killing of gendarmes, and brigandage mixing traditional banditry and counter-revolution.
The evolution of family life is fascinating, but perhaps along with it, there is another story that needs to be told, of the Manchus and the landlords who used to be in the village before 1949, and the recent migrants into villages of this part of China, the festivities and their settling into homesteads and families, the banditry and war of the bygone age, and the mores of the distant frontier.
Police said their investigations were pointing towards banditry, not terrorists.
Many ordinary Iraqis keep guns to protect against the banditry and looting in the wake of the war.