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Alex Boncayao Brigade

Alex
Boncayao
Brigade
is an acrostic for abb.

Definition of the noun alex boncayao brigade

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noun

  1. an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s

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Google previewDictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia (2013)

by Michael Leifer

The Alex Boncayao Brigade is a breakaway urban assassination unit from the Communist New People's Army, named after a labour leader who was killed by security forces in 1983. It was set up in May 1984 at a time when the martial law ...

Google previewPolitics of Terrorism (2010)

A Survey by Andrew T .H. Tan

The Alex Boncayao Brigade is a breakaway faction of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). Formed in the mid-1980s, it broke away in 1994 after the CPP ordered it to disband in response to a public outcry over its urban terror tactics.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (2011)

by Gus Martin

The Alex Boncayao Brigade (ABB) is a Manila- based Communist hit squad that assassinated dozens of people on the orders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) during the 1980s and 1990s. The CPP was formed by a group of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2002)

by Harvey W Kushner

The Alex Boncayao Brigade (ABB) was a Manilabased Communist hit squad that assassinated dozens of people on the orders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) during the 1980s and 1990s. Formed by a group a leftist ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Terrorism (2009)

by Stephen Sloan, Sean K. Anderson

ALEX BONCAYAO BRIGADE (ABB). Name of a death squad unit of the Communist Party of the Philippines that has been active since the mid-1980s.

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

Apostolic Anti- Communist Alliance ABB: Alex Boncayao Brigade ADF: Allied Democratic Forces AFRC: Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (Sierra Leone) AIAI: al-Ittihad ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism, Revised Edition (2009)

by Cindy C. Combs, Martin W. Slann

Alex Boncayao Brigade (ABB) The ABB was formed in the mid-1980s in the Philippines, emerging as a breakaway urban “hit squad” of the Communist Party of the Philippines New People's Army. It was responsible for more than 100 murders, ...

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