Paramilitary Forces

A paramilitary organization (also listed as quasi military) is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, tactics, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, but is not formally part of a country's armed forces.



Wilson Center Canada · 11 September 2023 English

It represents MEP’s commitment to explore the sociopolitical dynamics at play in the Islamic Republic, the role of young girls and women in mobilizing voices for change, the response of …

sources in hospitals, wrote that the Basij paramilitary forces were deliberately firing at women’s faces

APF: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada · 31 May 2023

Then, in a surprising the country is mired in economic misery, and the turn of events, more than two dozen key PTI leaders government faces continuing political instability due resigned …

Khan’s arrest on Khan’s May 9 arrest by paramilitary forces turned May 9. His arrest was followed by

APF: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada · 13 January 2023 English

Meghalaya often witnesses pre-election violence Considering a history of pre-election violence in the rooted in identity and political issues, including state of 3.3 million — and the prospect of even … https://www.syllad

CDA: Conference of Defence Associations Institute · 15 November 2022 English

Trudeau government revised the mission statement to shift the focus away from air Yet, the training missions carried out by the strikes, support and surveillance, instead CAF in the 20th …

abusive behavior was 51 switched over to paramilitary forces instead). In the case of improving relations

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 11 September 2022 English

The Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanjing, was the mass murder of Chinese civilians in Nanjing, the capital of the Republic of China, immediately after the Battle …

of power and enabling private armies and paramilitary forces to maraud, plunder and commit crimes on their

Wilson Center Canada · 27 May 2022 English

Denmark is the Vice President of Programs and Director of Studies; Senior Advisor to the Asia Program; and Senior Fellow in the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States …

which the use of apparently civilian or paramilitary forces constrains the target’s ability to respond

MLI: Macdonald-Laurier Institute · 27 April 2022 English

It should be noted that interview questions focused mainly on the experi- ence of each individual in the Tigray regional state and their individual cross- border journeys; the recruitment, training …

described how regional au- thorities and paramilitary forces (“Liyu Hail” – translated as “Special Police”)

Yellowhead Institute · 8 February 2022 English

We write in support of the work of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre on documenting and reporting on the horrific and systemic violence faced by Indigenous women in the Downtown …

military and our culture. We have to look after paramilitary forces) and criminal justice system to arrest and

Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia · 14 January 2022 English

The antecedents to and the history of the movement to “defund the police” in the HRM. [...] civilian governance on behalf of the council in relation to the enforcement of …

broad aegis of command and control. These paramilitary forces operated as the “missionaries of European

PMLQ: Parti marxiste-léniniste du Québec · 20 December 2021 English

while militarizing the relations between the Canadian people and the people of the Philippines. [...] war machine and also a participant in the subjugation of the peoples of the region, …

people, for natural resources, and funding paramilitary forces 3 which are attacking and displacing Indigenous

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