Terrorism in Canada

 This is a list of international terrorist attacks that occurred in Canada. * April 7, 1868 – Thomas D’Arcy McGee is assassinated in Ottawa by an Irish nationalist. * November 25, 1965 – Croatian nationalists bomb the Yugoslavian consulate in Toronto. * September 22, 1966 – A bazooka attack on the Cuban embassy in Ottawa is made. * October 5, 1966 – Anti-Castro forces bomb the offices of the Cuban trade delegation in Ottawa. * January 29, 1967 – The Yugoslavian embassy in Ottawa and the consulate in Toronto are among six Yugoslavian offices bombed in North America. * May 31, 1967: A small bomb explodes at the Cuba Pavilion at Expo ’67 in Montreal. The attack is attributed to Cuban Nationalist Action. * October 15, 1967: A bomb explodes at the offices of the Cuban trade delegation in Montreal. * May 29, 1969: A bomb is placed in the doorway of the Cuban consulate in Montreal, it fails to go off. * July 12, 1971: Another small bomb goes off at the offices of the Cuban trade delegation in Montreal. * April 4, 1972: Cuban official Sergio Pérez Castillo is killed by an explosion at the Cuban consulate at Montreal. * January 21, 1974: A bomb explodes at the Cuban embassy in Ottawa. It is attributed to Orlando Bosch. * September 22, 1976: An explosive device is thrown from a car at the Cuban consulate in Montreal. * January 14, 1980: A large explosion significantly damages the Cuban consulate in Montreal. * April 8, 1982 – Turkish Commercial Counselor to Canada Kani Güngör is paralyzed after an attack by Armenian nationalists at his Ottawa apartment. * August 23, 1982 – Turkish military attaché to Canada, Col. Atilla Altikat, is assassinated by Armenian terrorists in Ottawa. * October 14, 1982 – The anarchist group Direct Action bombs a Litton Industries factory north of Toronto that is manufacturing guidance devices for American cruise missiles, ten are injured. * March 12, 1985 – A group of Armenian terrorists seize the Turkish embassy, killing a Canadian security guard * June 23, 1985 – Air India flight 182 leaving Montreal’s Mirabel International Airport is blown up by Sikh separatists. * May 26, 1986 – An attempt is made to assassinate Malkiat Singh Sidhu a cabinet minister in the Indian province of Punjab in Vancouver * August 28, 1988 – Indo-Canadian Times editor Tara Singh Hayer is shot and partially paralyzed * April 5, 1992 – The Iranian embassy in Ottawa is stormed by members of MEK, an Iraq supported leftist group. * November 18, 1995 – Newspaper editor Tara Singh Hayer is assassinated for his strident opposition to Sikh militants. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_international_terrorist_attacks_in_Canada ——————————————————————————– http://www.psepc.gc.ca/national_security/counter-terrorism/Entities_e.asp Terror organizations in Canada The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (July 23, 2002). 1. Armed Islamic Group (GIA) (also known as Groupe islamique armé) 2. Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC) (also known as Groupe salafiste pour la prédication et le combat) 3. Al Jihad (AJ)(aka Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ)) 4. Vanguards of Conquest (VOC) 5. Al Qaida 6. Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya (AGAI)(aka Islamic Group, (IG)) 7. Al-Ittihad Al-Islam (AIAI) The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (November 27, 2002). 8. Islamic Army of Aden (IAA) (also known among other names as the Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan (IAAA), the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army (AAIA), Aden Islamic Army, Islamic Aden Army, Muhammed’s Army / Army of Mohammed and the Jaish Adan Al Islami). 9. Harakat ul-Mudjahidin (HuM) (also known among other names as Al-Faran, Al-Hadid, Al-Hadith, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, Harakat ul-Mujahideen, Harakat al-Mujahideen, Harkat-ul-Ansar, Harakat ul-Ansar, Harakat al-Ansar, Harkat-ul-Jehad-e-Islami, Harkat Mujahideen, Harakat-ul-Mujahideen al-Almi, Holy Warriors Movement, Movement of the Mujahideen, Movement of the Helpers, Movement of Islamic Fighters and Al Qanoon). 10. Asbat Al-Ansar ("The League of Partisans") (also known among other names as Osbat Al Ansar, Usbat Al Ansar, Esbat Al-Ansar, Isbat Al Ansar and Usbat-ul-Ansar). 11. Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) (also known among other names as Islamic Jihad Palestine (IJP), Islamic Jihad – Palestine Faction and Islamic Holy War). 12. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) (also known among other names as Jaish-i-Mohammed (Mohammad, Muhammad, Muhammed), Jaish-e-Mohammad (Muhammed), Jaish-e-Mohammad Mujahideen E-Tanzeem, Jeish-e-Mahammed, Army of Mohammed, Mohammed’s Army, Tehrik Ul-Furqaan, National Movement for the Restoration of Pakistani Sovereignty and Army of the Prophet). 13. Hamas (Harakat Al-Muqawama Al-Islamiya) ("Islamic Resistance Movement") The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (December 11, 2002). 14. Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) (also known among other names as Kurdistan Workers Party, Partya Karkeren Kurdistan, Kurdistan Labor Party, Kurdistan Freedom and Democracy Congress, KADEK, Kurdistan People’s Congress, Kurdistan Halk Kongresi (KHK), People’s Congress of Kurdistan, Kongra-Gel). 15. Aum Shinrikyo (also known among other names as Aum Shinri Kyo, Aum, Aum Supreme Truth, A. I. C. Comprehensive Research Institute, A. I. C. Sogo Kenkyusho and Aleph). 16. Hizballah (also known among other names as Hizbullah, Hizbollah, Hezbollah, Hezballah, Hizbu’llah, The Party of God, Islamic Jihad (Islamic Holy War), Islamic Jihad Organization, Islamic Resistance, Islamic Jihad for the Liberation of Palestine, Ansar al-Allah (Followers of God/Partisans of God/God’s Helpers), Ansarollah (Followers of God/Partisans of God/God’s Helpers), Ansar Allah (Followers of God/Partisans of God/God’s Helpers), Al-Muqawamah al-Islamiyyah (Islamic Resistance), Organization of the Oppressed, Organization of the Oppressed on Earth, Revolutionary Justice Organization, Organization of Right Against Wrong and Followers of the Prophet Muhammed). The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (February 12, 2003). 17. Abu Nidal Organization (ANO) (also known among other names as Fatah Revolutionary Council, Revolutionary Council, Revolutionary Council of Fatah, Al-Fatah Revolutionary Council, Fatah-the Revolutionary Council, Black June, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims, Black September, Egyptian Revolution, Arab Fedayeen Cells, Palestine Revolutionary Council and Organization of Jund al Haq). 18. Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) (also known among other names as Al Harakat Al Islamiyya (AHAI), Al Harakat-ul Al Islamiyya, Al-Harakatul-Islamia, Al Harakat Al Aslamiya, Abou Sayaf Armed Band (ASAB), Abu Sayaff Group, Abu Sayyef Group and Mujahideen Commando Freedom Fighters (MCFF)). 19. Sendero Luminoso (SL) (also known among other names as Shining Path, Partido Comunista del Peru en el Sendero Luminoso de Jose Carlos Mariategui, Communist Party of Peru on the Shining Path of Jose Carlos Mariategui, Partido Comunista del Peru, Communist Party of Peru, The Communist Party of Peru by the Shining Path of Jose Carlos Mariategui and Marxism, Leninism, Maoism and the Thoughts of Chairman Gonzalo, Revolutionary Student Front for the Shining Path of Mariategui, Communist Party of Peru – By Way of the Shining Path of Mariategui, PCP – por el Sendero Luminoso de Mariategui, PCP and PCP-SL). The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (April 2, 2003). 20. Jemaah Islamiyyah (JI) (also known among other names as Jemaa Islamiyah, Jema’a Islamiyya, Jema’a Islamiyyah, Jema’ah Islamiyah, Jema’ah Islamiyyah, Jemaa Islamiya, Jemaa Islamiyya, Jemaah Islamiyya, Jemaa Islamiyyah, Jemaah Islamiah, Jemaah Islamiyah, Jemaah Islamiyyah, Jemaah Islamiya, Jamaah Islamiyah, Jamaa Islamiya, Jemaah Islam, Jemahh Islamiyah, Jama’ah Islamiyah, Al-Jama’ah Al Islamiyyah, Islamic Group and Islamic Community). 21. Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) 22. Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) (also known among other names as Basque Homeland and Liberty, Euzkadi Ta Azkatasuna, Euzkadi Ta Askatasanu, Basque Nation and Liberty, Basque Fatherland and Liberty and Basque Homeland and Freedom). 23. Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade (AAMB) (also known among other names as Al-Aqsa Intifada Martyrs’ Group, Al-Aqsa Brigades, Martyrs of al-Aqsa group, Al-Aqsa Martyrs Battalion and Armed Militias of the Al-Aqsa Martyr Battalions). 24. Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) (also known among other names as Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia-Ejército del Pueblo, FARC-EP), National Finance Commission (Comisión Nacional de Finanzas) and Coordinadora Nacional Guerrillera Simon Bolivar (CNGSB)). 25. Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) (also known among other names as Autodéfenses unies de Colombie and United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia). 26. Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) (also known among other names as National Liberation Army and the Army of National Liberation). The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (June 18, 2003). 27. Babbar Khalsa (BK) 28. Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) 29. International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) 30. Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) (also known among other names as Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-i-Toiba (LiT), Lashkar-i-Taiba (Holy Regiment), Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LT) (Army of the Righteous), Lashkar-e-Taibyya, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (Army of the Pure and Righteous), Lashkar-e-Taiba (Righteous Army), Lashkar-Taiba (Army of the Good), Lashkar e Toiba, Lashkar e Taiba, Lashkar-E-Tayyaba, Lashkar e Tayyiba). 31. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ) (also known among other names as Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, Lashkar-e-Jhangvie, Laskar-e-Jhangvi, Lashkare Jhangvi, Lashkar-e-Jhangwi, Lashkar-i-Jhangwi, Jhangvi Army, Lashkar-e Jhangvi, Lashkar Jhangvi, Lashkar-e-Jhanvi (LeJ), Lashkar-i-Jangvi, Lashkar e Jhangvi, Lashkar Jangvi, Laskar e Jahangvi). The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (November 13, 2003). 32. Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) (also known among other names as PLF – Abu Abbas Faction, Front for the Liberation of Palestine (FLP)). 33. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) (Al-Jibha al-Sha’biya lil-Tahrir Filistin). 34. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command (PFLP-GC) (Al-Jibha Sha’biya lil-Tahrir Filistin-al-Qadiya al-Ama). The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (May 17, 2004). 35. Ansar al-Islam (AI) (also known as the Partisans of Islam, Helpers of Islam, Supporters of Islam, Soldiers of God, Kurdistan Taliban, Soldiers of Islam, Kurdistan Supporters of Islam, Supporters of Islam in Kurdistan, Followers of Islam in Kurdistan). On November 17, 2004, the two-year review of the list was completed pursuant to subsections 83.05(9) and 83.05(10) of the Criminal Code. The following list is established for the purposes of Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (May 24, 2005). 36. GULBUDDIN HEKMATYAR (also known as: Gulabudin Hekmatyar; Gulbuddin Khekmatiyar; Gulbuddin Hekmatiar; Gulbuddin Hekmartyar; Gulbudin Hekmetyar; Golboddin Hikmetyar; and Gulbuddin Hekmetyar). 37. KAHANE CHAI (KACH) is also known by several other names. They are: the Repression of Traitors, the State of Yehuda, the Sword of David, Dikuy Bogdim, DOV, the Judea Police, Kahane Lives, the Kfar Tapuah Fund, State of Judea, the Judean Legion, the Judean Voice, the Qomemiyut Movement, the Way of the Torah, and the Yeshiva of the Jewish Idea. 38. MUJAHEDIN-E-KHALQ (MEK) From its original Persian name, Sãzimãn-i Mujãhidn-i Khalq-i Irãn (Holy Warrior Organization of the Iranian People) / Sazman-i Mojahedin-i Khalq-i Iran (Organization of the Freedom Fighters of the Iranian People) / Sazeman-e Mojahedin-e Khalq-e Iran (Organization of People’s Holy Warriors of Iran) / Sazeman-e-Mujahideen-e-Khalq-e-Iran, the group’s name was shortened to Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) or Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO). Other spellings: Mujahiddin e Khahq, al-Khalq Mujahideen Organization , Mujahedeen Khalq, Modjaheddins khalg, Moudjahiddin-é Khalq. The MEK is also known as: National Liberation Army of Iran (NLA) (the military wing of the MEK) / Armée de Libération nationale iranienne (ALNI); People’s Mujahidin Organization of Iran (PMOI) / People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI) / Organisation des moudjahiddin du peuple d’Iran (OMPI) / Organisation des moudjahidines du peuple.

 

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