Definitions

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  • n. a terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords; evolved into a vigilante group with anti-western views closely allied with Qibla; is believed to have ties to Islamic extremists in the Middle East; is suspected of conducting bouts of urban terrorism

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Examples

  • "Since the fight against urban terror was taken over by National headed by then Safety and Security Minister Steve Tswhete, the arrest and successful prosecution of pagad operatives was one of the hallmarks of the government's contribution to peace and justice.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Said Skwatsha: "The escape by the pagad-trio has totally undermined our national government's efforts to bring peace and stability to the Cape Flats.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "The ANC has information indicating that the NIA warned the provincial authorities of pagad meetings in prison, where an escape was planned.

    ANC WESTERN CAPE TAKES TOUGH STANCE ON PAGAD ESCAPE

  • "Since the fight against urban terror was taken over by National headed by then Safety and Security Minister Steve Tswhete, the arrest and successful prosecution of pagad operatives was one of the hallmarks of the government¹s contribution to peace and justice.

    ANC WESTERN CAPE TAKES TOUGH STANCE ON PAGAD ESCAPE

  • Commissioner Lennit Max. Said Skwatsha: "The escape by the pagad-trio has totally undermined our national government¹s efforts to bring peace and stability to the Cape

    ANC WESTERN CAPE TAKES TOUGH STANCE ON PAGAD ESCAPE

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