ecoterrorism ecoterrorism

Definition(s):

  • (n) violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists

Usage(s):

  1. The gulf war was the first conflict in which ecoterrorism played a major role in a combatant's battle plan, and even though the fighting lasted only 42 days, it may turn out to be .
  2. During the war, the Pentagon issued what turned out to be exaggerated assessments of oil spills into the gulf, putting Saddam Hussein's acts of ecoterrorism in the worst possible .

News

  1. Ecoterrorism suspect pleads guilty in Oregon

    A woman accused of taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings pleaded guilty to arson and conspiracy charges on Thursday in an Oregon federal court.
    on October 11, 2013     Source: FOX 12 Oregon

  2. Ecoterrorism suspect pleads guilty to aiding arsons in Western states after 7 years on the run

    A woman accused of taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings pleaded guilty Thursday to arson and conspiracy charges on Thursday in an Oregon federal court.
    on October 11, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Ecoterrorism suspect expected to change plea

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A woman who turned herself in after a decade as a fugitive in the nation's largest ecoterrorism investigation is scheduled to enter guilty pleas on Oct. 10. Court records show 39-year-old Rebecca Rubin will change her not-guilty pleas to charges of conspiracy and arson in U.S. District in Portland. A federal indictment accuses Rubin of being a member of cells of the Earth ...
    on October 10, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

Quotes

  • "I was from a different generation, where we believed there was a hard-line difference between ecoterrorism and civil disobedience," Coronado tells Kuipers. "I hadn't really taken into account how this government's new antiterrorism...
    on Jul 29, 2009 By: Rod Coronado Source: Christian Science Monitor

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