The government is showing society that unlawful acts are acceptable and will be tolerated and that is ridiculously disgusting. Terrorists are not receiving the accurate punishments for their behavior, from the government. The CNN article, US Terrorist Attack Fast Facts, claimed how from 1978-1995, there was a so-called “Unabomber” that was held responsible for a string of mail bombings, resulting in the deaths of three people and the injuries of many others. These bombings are classified as terror cases; however, this “Unabomber” was not sentenced to execution. Instead, he was
In the film, we see a minor Belfast thief, Gerry Conlon, who was convicted of bombing a pub in 1974, while he was visiting London with some friends. Gerry and his friends, who unfortunately were around the bombing area, were affected by this social impairment. The bombing of the pub killed four British soldiers and a civilian person. Also, some other relatives in London, and Gerry’s dad is included in the crime. Under the terrorism act, the British
On what was expected to be another day for every American became a burning memory in both Americans and America’s history. September 11, 2001 was the day where fear shook America into recklessly declaring war on terror against Iraq. At 8:46 am, the North Tower of the World Trade Center is interrupted by the American Airline Flight 11 by Mohammed Atta and the hijackers (History); seventeen long minutes later, the South Tower of the World Trade Center is also interrupted by the United Airlines Flight 175 by the other hijackers (History). In order to fight for the endangerment of America’s freedom was being attacked, President George Bush and the Bush Administration contrustred an aggressive invasion in the Middle East. In response to this, George
Because of the injustices that have occured and still happen, the United States government should push for capital punishment to be illegal due to its significance on the lives it touches. The use of capital punishment in America was greatly influenced by British colonizers when they first settled. The first recorded execution was the death of George Kendall in 1608 and four years later the Virginia governor installed the first laws regarding death penalty: Divine, Moral and Martial Laws. These laws influenced what would become an epidemic in America. From that point on until 1950 over 13,000 people were murdered by their own government.
In the service of the military and secret service, right wing extremists were known to stage bombings that implicated communist anarchists even when they weren’t involved. Guiseppe Pinelli was caught in this trap. Subsequently he fell from the fourth floor window and died while under police interrogation. After investigation by Judge Giovanni Caizzi, the incident was claimed to have been an accidental death and he eventually dismissed the case. Another judge claimed it was suicide.
That day is the 5th of November, the Gunpowder Treason and plot, a day should not be forgotten by the people of Britain. V is inspired by Guy Fawkes, a man who plans to blow up King James I and the Houses of Parliament on November 5th, 1605. At that night, accompanied with the firework and “1812 Overture”, V blow up the Old Bailey criminal court building. Subsequently, V breaks into BTN. Through emergency live channel, he urges the people of Britain to rise up against their government.
By 1768 the Sons of Liberty attacked the officials in retaliation to them seizing the ship ‘Liberty’. The British kept sending more and more troops to kill off the rebellion. Fights between so called patriots and redcoats had become common. In 1770 redcoats killed 5 members of a mob, in an
Sadly, with the kept secrecy and untold explanations almost three thousand innocent lives were taken, leaving countless people in disbelief. Before the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, there was previous attack on February 26, 1993. The terrorists parked a rental van in a garage underneath the World Trade Center’s twin towers and lit the fuses on a massive homemade bomb stuffed inside (Greenspan, 2013). This attack failed to do what the bombers hoped which was collapse the World Trade Center both North and South towers. The bomb killed six people and injured over one thousand people during its misfire blast (“Context of '1996-2000”, n.d.).
Pearl was kidnapped while working as the south asia bureau chief of the wall street journal based on india. What are some terrorist groups? Jewish Defense league another religious group using violence to promote its message the jewish defense league states that it will stop at nothing to end anti semitism ,while in the same breath criticizing acts of terrorism. The JDL was established in 1968. Hezbollah backed up by Iran and Syria this Lebanese terror group emerged from the Lebanese civil war of 1982,and is considered the biggest from its real and sunni arab.
The Nigerian newspaper reported that around thirteen people were confirmed to lose their lives whereas, forty sustained injuries after the bomb blast in the mammy market of Nigeria Army, Bauchi. This report reflected that the terrorists are selective in their target but they do not spare tourist destinations and mammy market is one of the tourist spots in Bauchi. Manzuma-Ndaaba and Harada (2014) highlighted that the issue of insecurity can be considered as the major issues in the country since independence and they issues are transformed from one phase to another arising from political, economic, and social crimes leading to currency counterfeiting, kidnapping, money laundering, and bomb explosion. The most disturbing process is the increasing rate of terrorism recently across the country. For instance, the 50th celebration of Independence Day observed the bomb blast at the Eagle Square Abuja, the venue of the celebration, the Kano motor park explosion reflecting the prevailing insecurities in the country and this explain the reasons of higher crime rates being recorded all these years since 2012 (Chukwurah, et al.,