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  • n  a member of the militia; serves only during emergencies

  • Robert Capa's iconic photograph of the Republican militiaman, Federico Borrell Garcia, at the moment of death.
  • It was in Spain that Capa took his best-known photo, which purported to show a militiaman a split second after he'd been fatally shot.
  • Hamdullah, an anti-Taliban militiaman was woken at 2am for his shift on guard duty that day.
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  • HRW: Chadian peacekeepers help CAR rebels flee
    GRAPHIC CONTENT - Newly enlisted FACA (Central African Armed Forces) soldiers drag the lifeless... GRAPHIC CONTENT - A newly enlisted FACA (Central African Armed Forces) soldier stabs the lifeless... A man suspected to be a Muslim Seleka militiaman lays wounded after being stabbed by newly...
    Feb. 6, 2014 - Washington Examiner

  • Radley Balko in Chicago Reader
    Wishing Scalia had taken the opportunity to plug the 2nd Amendment "as a bulwark against government tyranny," Balko said the threat is real: "One needn't be a modern-day mountain militiaman to observe that authoritarian regimes often become...
  • Muqtada al-Sadr in CBS News
    But as the Sadr official noted, "You can arrest anyone and call them a militiaman."

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