domestic terrorism

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terrorism practiced in your own country against your own people

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The The PPP chairman said only his party had experience in handling both the US and domestic terrorism issue.
But lawyers repeatedly pointed out that at the federal level, domestic terrorism "doesn't constitute an independent crime or trigger heightened penalties", according to the website justsecurity.
Browns letter asks the agencies for a list of all domestic terrorist organizations or hate groups known by federal authorities to be present in Ohio and information on cases of domestic terrorism or hate crimes in the state.
Domestic terrorism is therefore any activity that endangers human life and violates criminal laws of the country or the state, and appear to be intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population, influence government policy by intimidation or coercion, affect the conduct of the government by mass destruction, assignation or kidnapping and occurs primarily within the territory of the United States.
This lack of definition for domestic terrorism charges was brought up by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch during the press conference announcing Roof's indictment.
This initial Smart City Tech Summit, to be held March 29 - 31, 2016 in Kansas City, will focus on the public safety challenges faced by cities and their citizens from domestic terrorism and active shooter threat situations.
Britain raised its domestic terrorism alert to the second-highest level in August last year, saying an attack was "highly likely.
The US attorney in the region said the case was being treated as an act of domestic terrorism.
Five people were killed on Thursday including a suspected gunman who opened fire at two military-related facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee in an attack local officials described as brazen, brutal and an act of domestic terrorism.
2) The article continued by identifying that supposed "harmless prank" as an act known as "swatting" and reported that Horner's role in the swatting constituted domestic terrorism, resulting in a sentence of twenty-five years to life.
The new anti-terror legislation gives the security and intelligence agencies the right to tap communications without court consent and requires journalists to obtain police permission before investigating or publishing stories on domestic terrorism and security issues.
EVERY day the man at the centre of Britain's battle against domestic terrorism braces himself for news of an attack.
In June 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the reestablishment of its Domestic Terrorism Executive Committee, which had been defunct for several years.
The treatment of Palestinian prisoners, the Oslo Accords, the first Intifada, and domestic terrorism are all analyzed with refreshing and sometimes surprising frankness.
Khan said he wanted all politicians and the military to sit down together and find a solution to domestic terrorism.
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