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Our struggles to define ‘terrorism’ continue…

Those who advocate or not so subtly justify the use of violence by environmental activists are terrorists, pure and simple.

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October Today in Terrorism

October 30, 1987: Marxist terrorists kill police in Colombia

On October 30, 1987 the Colombian ELN planted a roadside bomb killing a National Police captain and nine others.

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September Today in Terrorism

September 29, 1970: Elderly man injured costly Uruguay bombing

On September 29, 1970 members of the Tupamaros National Liberation Movement bombed the Carrasco Bowling Club in Montevideo, Uruguay

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July Today in Terrorism

July 15, 1984: Terrorists attack train in El Salvador

On July 15, 1984 terrorists from the FMLN bombed a freight train El Salvador and shot 25 treasury police, killing 21.

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June Today in Terrorism

June 16, 2000: Far-left terrorists attack car dealership in Oregon, US

On June 16, 2000 two men described as environmental activists and ‘anarchists’, bombed a Chevrolet dealership in Eugene, Oregon, destroying three pickup trucks

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March Today in Terrorism

March 2, 1982: Sendero Luminoso initiates jail break in Peru

On this day in 1982 members of the Peruvian terrorist group Sendero Luminoso attacked a police station/penal institution in the city of Ayacucho, killing two officers

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February Today in Terrorism

February 28, 1984: Leftist terrorists bomb train in El Salvador

On this day in 1984 leftist terrorists belonging to the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front blew up two trains in El Salvador, killing 18 people

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Perspectives

What to do with Extinction Rebellion?

Some have warned that leftist environmental movements could turn to violent – is Extinction Rebellion next?

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December Today in Terrorism

December 14, 1976: Leftist assassination in Greece of police officer

The leftist November 17 Revolutionary Organisation claimed the assassination of a Greek police officer in Athens in December 1976

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Ecoterrorism Quick Hits Video

What about environmental terrorism?

In this episode, Phil discusses B.C. pipeline opponents facing U.S. terrorist charge over train track interference.