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a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime

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Reprisal refers to adverse workplace actions taken against an individual because he or she engaged in the EEO process.
Marks on his whistleblower status as well as approximately ten other cases connected to the reprisal.
He said the reprisals left several people dead and forced at least 6,000 to flee, most of them to a cathedral in the region.
An employee of a defense subcontractor may not be discharged, demoted or discriminated against as a reprisal for disclosing information about a suspected violation of law related to a Defense Department contract.
BEIRUT: Gunmen abducted the elderly father of Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad Saturday, apparently in reprisal for the arrest of one of their relatives, according to a government source and an activist.
President Goodluck Jonathan condemned the church attack and vowed a strengthened fight against what he called "acts of terror" in a statement that made no specific mention of reprisals.
Nigeria: Attacks on churches in northern Nigeria "are not a small episode, but a systematic extermination" of Christians, although reprisals must also be condemned, Italy s International Cooperation minister said Monday.
Document every reprisal or appearance of reprisal, and specify date, time, and circumstances-who, what, where, and when.
In timing with the second anniversary of the sinking of the ship Cheonan, we have designated March 26 as reprisal day.
Summary: British troops could be killed in reprisal attacks after an American soldier allegedly gunned down villagers in southern Afghanistan.
By Ngor Arol Garang May 23, 2010 (TURALEI) -- Major General Kuol Deim Kuol, Spokesperson of the Sudan People's Liberation Army has on Sunday dismissed reprisal engagement of forces allegedly loyal to Southern army with local population in southern state of Upper Nile, at Panyikango County in the Shilluk Kingdom.
The 1949 Geneva Convention did not reject reprisal actions against civilians in enemy territory and the rule in Protocol I is an innovation.
reprisal attacks after the assassination of Hamas Qassam leader Mahmoud
The Journey of Odysseus" (presented by Follow Your Fates) is a reprisal of the ancient Homeric Odyssey as a choose-your-own -adventure role playing game in which the reader is faced with the same choices Odysseus faced.
A letter of marque is a license for privateers to attack or kill persons who have wronged the United States in the judgment of Congress, while a letter of reprisal is a similar measure geared toward organizations or governments.