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A State of Siege


"A State of Siege" is a film, directed by Vincent Ward and written by Vincent Ward & Timothy White.


  1. "A state of siege" is a book by Janet Frame.
  2. "A state of siege" is a book by Jim Coulter.
    • also known as "A state of siege: politics and policing of the coalfields: miners' strike 1984"

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Dirty Wars (2016)

by David Kohut, Olga Vilella

October: A state of siege, in effect since 1947, is reinforced by the Law for the Defense of Democracy. The law, although aimed at curtailing communism, is invoked against the Liberals, the Febreristas, and others considered subversive. 20 December: Stroessner quashes a coup attempt by Epifanio Méndez Fleitas, a dissident, progressive democrático. Méndez Fleitas ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soviet Law (1985)

by F. J. Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge, Gerard Pieter Van den Berg, William Bradford Simons

During the Second World War, and also previously, the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet has occasionally proclaimed a state of siege within certain defined territories (the Crimea, the Stalingrad province, etc.). This is regarded as a special form of martial law; it is somewhat further reaching, and, for instance, entitles the military to shoot marauders, spies, etc. on the spot. Related to a state of martial law is a state of emergency, which may be proclaimed by the authorities of the ...

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Middle Ages - Walled Town in a State of Siege

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