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January Today in Terrorism

January 24, 1977: Shootings in Spain

On this day in 1977 neo-fascists gunned down five labour lawyers near Atocha station in Madrid, and wounded four others.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 19, 2018: Shooting in southern Thailand

On this day in 2018 a 51 year-old woman whose husband was killed by terrorists three years earlier was also shot dead as she was going to work.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 11, 2011: Attack in Ivory Coast

On this day in 2011 security forces loyal to the losing Ivory Coast president opened fire on civilians, killing at least four.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 8, 2015: Killing of policewoman in France

On this day in 2015 Ahmed Coulibaly, a French Islamist terrorist, shot dead an unarmed policewoman, Clarissa Jean-Philippe, in the Paris suburb of Montrouge

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January Today in Terrorism

January 7, 2010: Coptic Christian massacre in Egypt

On this day in 2010 Coptic Christians exiting a church where they were celebrating Christmas were gunned down: in all six were killed.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 21, 2016: Taliban target Afghan MP, kill eight

On this day in December 2016 the Taliban killed eight and wounded six in an attack that targeted an Afghan MP.

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Christchurch mosque shootings Quick Hits Right-wing extremism Video

Does who we are define what we do?

The warning signs in the Christchurch terrorist’s Australian upbringing.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 18, 2000: Shooting in West Bank

On this day in 2000 Jewish ‘settlers’ opened fire on a school near Nablus, killing one student and wounding two.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 17, 1973: Palestinian grenade attack on Pan Am airplane in Rome

On this day in 1973, more than 30 people were killed by grenades and gunfire at the hands of Palestinian terrorists at Rome’s airport.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 8, 2003: Sovereign citizen attack in South Carolina

Self-proclaimed ‘sovereign citizens’ killed two South Carolina police officers in a dispute over land rights in December 2003