Definition of Army for the liberation of rwanda
1. Noun. A terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again. "In 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic
Lexicographical Neighbors of Army For The Liberation Of Rwanda
Literary usage of Army for the liberation of rwanda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The War Within the War: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Eastern Congo by Joanne Csete, Juliane Kippenberg, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2002)
"... is the Army for the Liberation of Rwanda (Armee pour la liberation du Rwanda, ALIR) which operates in North Kivu as ALIR I and in South Kivu as ALIR II. ..."
2. World Report 2002: The Events of 2001 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (2002)
"... formed into the Army for the Liberation of Rwanda (ALIR) in the north and the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) in the south; ..."
3. Human Rights Watch World Report 1999 by Human Rights Watch Staff (1998)
"Its armed wing was called the Army for the Liberation of Rwanda (Armée pour la Liberation du Rwanda. ALIR). The Rwandan government reportedly tried a more ..."