Alex Boncayao Brigade
is an acrostic for abb.
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Definition of the noun alex boncayao brigade
What does alex boncayao brigade mean as a name of something?
- an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s
- region: Philippines / Republic of the Philippines
- domain: act of terrorism / terrorism / terrorist act
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of Alex Boncayao Brigade: ABB / Revolutionary Proletarian Army / RPA-ABB
- instance of: foreign terrorist organization / FTO / terrorist group / terrorist organization = a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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Politics 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.
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 ...
by Gus Martin
The Alex Boncayao Brigade (ABB) is 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. The CPP was formed by a group of ...
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.
World 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 ...
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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