- n. Plural form of civilian.
“Defining "state terrorism as _systematic state violence against civilians in violation of international norms, state edicts, and precedents established by international courts designed to protect the rights of civilians_" emphasis original, p.”
“Harming enemy civilians is a means to the end of winning the war in both direct ways (killing civilian workers who support the enemy war effort – weapons factories, etc.) and indirect ones (demoralizing the enemy).”
“The concept of patriotism here in the US amongst the civilians is a dying concept.”
“Well, I mean, the alternative, as Representative Jan Schakowsky has said, is to not use these companies, to ban their use in the war zone and to scale down the scope of what you classify as civilians or diplomats in Iraq.”
“Jody Williams (Peace Prize, 1997): "Williams has spent decades working to protect civilians from the long-term effects of war and might be equally passionate on behalf of new veterans who have lost limbs or suffered traumatic brain injury.”
“That is why the Sudan Liberation Movement is moving to protect the civilians from the Sudanese forces.”
“Trying them as civilians is just foolhardy and politically stupid. especially since we've already decided we won't just release them if aquitted.”
“The only way you or anyone else, even supposed legal scholars, can say terrorists are civilians is if you magically change the meaning of what a civilian is in the Convention itself, as if it were a “living” document.”
“This was at least in part a war against civilians from the beginning, to punish them for their choice of government.”
“Whatever ambiguity existed in 1945 was a function of the fact that we had overt rules dealing with poison gas, not nuclear explosions; the broad principle that military attacks should be targeted to avoid indiscriminate killing of civilians is a long established one.”
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