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 National Liberation Front of Corsica
The FLNC is organized in a atomized, horizontal manner rather than a rigid piramid-structured way and consists of relatively independent cells which cover a well defined geographical area of Corsica for its military, political or financial activities.
At the end of the eighties and the beginning of the nineties, political rivalry within the nationalist movement led to several schisms in the underground scene.
This number corresponds with the number of armed militants present during a nocturnal press conference of the FLNC on 11 January 1996 in the Corsican village of Tralonca.
www.ict.org.il /inter_ter/orgdet.cfm?orgid=85

  
 Encyclopedia: List of active autonomist and secessionist movements
The National Front for the Liberation of Corsica (Corsican: Fronte di Liberazione Naziunale di a Corsica, or FLNC) is a terrorist group that advocates an autonomous state on the island of Corsica, independent from France.
The National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) was formed in December 1989 for the purpose of seceding from India in order to create an independent Christian fundamentalist state of Tripura.
The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (Al-Jabhah al-Dimuqratiyah Li-Tahrir Filastin) is a Marxist-Leninist organization, which was founded in 1969 when it split from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
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 National Liberation Front of Corsica
The FLNC is organized in a atomized, horizontal manner rather than a rigid piramid-structured way and consists of relatively independent cells which cover a well defined geographical area of Corsica for its military, political or financial activities.
The FLNC was founded in 1976, after a merger of two other Corsican terrorist organizations: Ghjustizia Paolina and the Fronte Paesanu Corsu di Liberazione.
At the end of the eighties and the beginning of the nineties, political rivalry within the nationalist movement led to several schisms in the underground scene.
www.ict.org.il /inter_ter/orgdet.cfm?orgid=85

  
 Subject Index Page 53. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, FLNC
National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church, England
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 National Liberation Front of Corsica
The FLNC is organized in a atomized, horizontal manner rather than a rigid piramid-structured way and consists of relatively independent cells which cover a well defined geographical area of Corsica for its military, political or financial activities.
The FLNC was founded in 1976, after a merger of two other Corsican terrorist organizations: Ghjustizia Paolina and the Fronte Paesanu Corsu di Liberazione.
The organization is primarily organized and active in Corsica and not as such in continental France, although a significant share of the Corsican diaspora — mainly living in cities close to the Mediterranean like Marseille, Nice, Toulon or major cities like Paris and Lyon — supports the Front.
www.ict.org.il /inter_ter/orgdet.cfm?orgid=85

  
 Corsica - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Corsica
This fuelled the National Liberation Front of Corsica (FNLC), banned in 1983, which has engaged in some terrorist bombings (a truce began in June 1988 but ended in January 1991).
French troops (non-Vichy) liberated Corsica on 4 October 1943, German consolidation on the island having been prevented by the prompt action of local patriots before the landing of Free French forces.
Corsica lies to the north of Sardinia, from which it is divided by the Strait of Bonifacio.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Corsica   (1163 words)

  
 National Liberation Front of Corsica
This counts for lot of terrorist attacks in Corsica, since underground nationalist organizations are increasingly involved with maffia-style activities on the island.
The organization is primarily organized and active in Corsica and not as such in continental France, although a significant share of the Corsican diaspora — mainly living in cities close to the Mediterranean like Marseille, Nice, Toulon or major cities like Paris and Lyon — supports the Front.
The total number of casualties due to nationalist violence since the mid-seventies (all armed groups together) is estimated at 220, although it is sometimes difficult to ascertain whether an assassination is politically motivaded or a purely criminal act.
www.ict.org.il /inter_ter/orgdet.cfm?orgid=85   (1163 words)

  
 Conflict Barometer 2003
At the same time, the National Front for the Liberation of Corsica (FLNC) breaks the truce and claims responsibility for numerous recent attacks.
Corsican Nationalists, National Front for the Liberation of Corsica (FLNC) vs. French Government
The concept of decentralization of the French Government for a special status of the Mediterranean island is refused with a bare majority by the Corsican population.
www.hiik.de /en/barometer2003/texte/France.htm   (1163 words)

  
 CNN.com - Top Corsican nationalist killed - August 17, 2001
One of Corsica's best-known separatists, Santoni was former head of Cuncolta Naziunalista, the political party linked to the outlawed guerrilla group FLNC -- Front for the National Liberation of Corsica.
Corsica has been wracked by terrorism since 1976, a year after the founding of FLNC, which has been waging a militant campaign for more autonomy and aid from Paris.
The FLNC is one of several militant nationalist factions that want greater autonomy for the Mediterranean island -- which has been under French control since the 1700s -- without cutting ties with mainland France.
www.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/08/17/corsica.santoni   (1163 words)

  
 Bangkok Post Monday 28 July, 2003 - Corsican separatist group ends truce, as blast goes off on island
It said it would join forces with the main banned separatist group, the FLNC (Corsican National Liberation Front) - Union of Combattants, which ended its own seven-month truce two weeks ago and claimed responsibility for a slew of recent bomb attacks on the island.
A splinter underground group of Corsican separatists declared an end to a six-month truce, as a bomb exploded in the north of France's Mediterranean island and wrecked the offices of the national power company.
Tensions over the island sharpened markedly after July 4, when police staged a spectacular raid on a goatherd's hut in southern Corsica, arresting Yvan Colonna, man who had been on the run for four years after allegedly pulling the trigger on Erignac.
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 Regions of France
Party abbreviations: FLNC = Front de la Libération National pour Corse (National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, Corsican regionalist, separatist); LRM = Left Radical Movement;
RI = Fédération Nationale des Républicains Indépendants (National Federation of Independent Republicans, non-Gaulist conservative); RPR = Rassemblement Pour la République (Rally for the Republic, Gaulist, conservative, 1976-2002 successor to UDR, merged into UMP); UDR = Union des Démocrates pour la Cinquième République (Union of Democrats for the 5th Republic, successor to UNR 1967-1976)
PS = Parti Socialiste (Socialist Party, social-democratic); UMP = Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (Union for a Popular Movement [to 17 Nov 2002: Union for the Presidential Majority], conservative, est.
www.worldstatesmen.org /France_reg.html   (1163 words)

  
 Regions of France
Party abbreviations: FLNC = Front de la Libération National pour Corse (National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, Corsican regionalist, separatist); LRM = Left Radical Movement;
RI = Fédération Nationale des Républicains Indépendants (National Federation of Independent Republicans, non-Gaulist conservative); RPR = Rassemblement Pour la République (Rally for the Republic, Gaulist, conservative, 1976-2002 successor to UDR, merged into UMP); UDR = Union des Démocrates pour la Cinquième République (Union of Democrats for the 5th Republic, successor to UNR 1967-1976)
PS = Parti Socialiste (Socialist Party, social-democratic); UMP = Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (Union for a Popular Movement [to 17 Nov 2002: Union for the Presidential Majority], conservative, est.
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 Regions of France
Party abbreviations: FLNC = Front de la Libération National pour Corse (National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, Corsican regionalist, separatist); LRM = Left Radical Movement;
1772 - 1775 Jean François, Comte de Narbonne (b.
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 Regions of France
Party abbreviations: FLNC = Front de la Libération National pour Corse (National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, Corsican regionalist, separatist); LRM = Left Radical Movement;
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PS = Parti Socialiste (Socialist Party, social-democratic); UMP = Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (Union for a Popular Movement [to 17 Nov 2002: Union for the Presidential Majority], conservative, est.
www.worldstatesmen.org /France_reg.html   (2864 words)

  
 Regions of France
Party abbreviations: FLNC = Front de la Libération National pour Corse (National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, Corsican regionalist, separatist); LRM = Left Radical Movement;
PS = Parti Socialiste (Socialist Party, social-democratic); UMP = Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (Union for a Popular Movement [to 17 Nov 2002: Union for the Presidential Majority], conservative, est.
UDF = Union por Français la Démocratie (Union for the French Democracy [Démocratie Libérale, Force Démocrate, Parti Populaire pour la Démocratie Français, Parti Radical and others - the DL left the Alliance]); UMP = Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (Union for a Popular Movement [to 17 Nov 2002: Union for the Presidential Majority], conservative, est.
www.worldstatesmen.org /France_reg.html   (2965 words)

  
 Visit France Online
The Basque Separatist Party (ETA) and the National Front for the Liberation of Corsica (FLNC) continue to operate in the south of France and occasionally bomb local government institutions, banks, travel agencies, etc. There have been numerous politically motivated bombings on the island of Corsica.
While no deaths were caused by any of these acts of terrorism, Americans should remain vigilant when traveling to Corsica.
All passengers on subways and trains are urged to be aware of their surroundings and to report any unattended baggage to the nearest authority.
www.visiteuropeonline.com /visitfranceonline.htm   (2965 words)

  
 BBC News EUROPE Corsican separatists declare ceasefire
They said the National Front for the Liberation of Corsica (FLNC), and three smaller guerrilla groups had signed up to the truce.
The separatist party Corsica Nazione, considered to be the legal branch of the outlawed FLNC, called on all Corsican factions to join the process.
At a news conference attended by about 30 hooded armed men in southern Corsica on Thursday, the separatists said the ceasefire - halting 25 years of sporadic violence - was unconditional.
newsimg.bbc.co.uk /2/low/europe/576330.stm   (2965 words)

  
 Subject Index Page 53. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
National Front for the Liberation of Corsica, FLNC
National Labor Board, U.S. National Labor Convention, CNT
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 Terrorism
Corsican Revolutionary Brigades, The Army of National Release Corsica (ALNC)
The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons.
Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C) Other names: Devrimci So, Revolutionary Left, Dev Sol
www.solcomhouse.com /terrorists.htm   (2965 words)

  
 Information on FLNC
FLNC n : a terrorist group formed in 1976 to work for Corsican independence; attacks on Corsica are aimed at sabotaging public infrastructure and symbols of colonialism [syn: National Liberation Front of Corsica ]
www.wkonline.com /d/FLNC.html   (2965 words)

  
 CNN.com - Police investigate Nice explosions - Jul. 20, 2003
In January this year the Corsican National Liberation Front (FLNC) claimed responsibility for a bomb placed in front of the same building which authorities defused.
Such attacks by the FLNC and other militant Corsican groups seeking independence from France are frequent on the Mediterranean island of Corsica but rare on the French mainland.
Public prosecutor Eric de Montgolfier told reporters at the scene of the blasts that investigators had no specific leads.
europe.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/europe/07/20/nice.explosion   (2965 words)

  
 National Front for the Liberation of Corsica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The FLNC has been responsible for thousands of attacks since its creation in 1976, partly due to the increasing antagonism between different nationalist organizations.
Corsican : Fronte di Liberazione Naziunale di a Corsica, or FLNC) is a terrorist group that advocates an autonomous state on the
Typical acts of terrorism by the FLNC are
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FLNC   (2965 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of terrorist groups
National Front for the Liberation of Corsica (FLNC) - France
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 BBC NEWS Europe Corsican lead in Nice blasts
The blasts came two days after the military wing of the separatist Corsican national Liberation Front (FLNC) announced it was ending its ceasefire.
The FLNC's decision followed the conviction by a French court of eight people for assisting in the murder of the top French official on Corsica in 1998.
The first device went off outside the regional tax and customs offices at about 0230 local time (0030GMT).
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/europe/3081025.stm   (2965 words)

  
 National Liberation Front of Corsica
The FLNC is organized in a atomized, horizontal manner rather than a rigid piramid-structured way and consists of relatively independent cells which cover a well defined geographical area of Corsica for its military, political or financial activities.
Due to the fast growing rivalry between different factions of the underground nationalist scene, dozens of people were killed in a ‘fratricidal war’ and the number of mortal attacks on French officials like mayors, policemen, etc.
The organization must be regarded as responsible for some thousands of attacks since its creation in 1976, although - at least until the beginning of the nineties - there were only occasionally casualties to deplore.
www.ict.org.il /inter_ter/orgdet.cfm?orgid=85   (2965 words)

  
 News
An anonymous caller to a television station in Ajaccio, the main city on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, said the Corsican National Liberation Front (FLNC), a banned separatist group, was behind Sunday's attacks.
The caller also claimed responsibility in the name of the FLNC for an explosion on Sunday that badly damaged a warehouse storing road maintenance material outside an airport near the northern Corsican city of Bastia.
Last week, the FLNC ended a seven-month truce amid mounting tensions on the troubled island following the July 8 conviction of eight Corsicans accused of helping assassinate the island's state-appointed governor in 1998.
www.tmb.ie /exodus/news.asp?id=30177   (2965 words)

  
 The Scotsman - International - Corsican separatists suspected as bombs explode in Nice injuring 16
Militants within the Corsican National Liberation Front (FLNC) declared an end to a seven-month truce last week.
Corsican nationalist groups said 10,000 had attended the earlier rally, which was also to protest against the stiff jail sentences handed out this month to others convicted of involvement in Mr Erignac’s killing.
Attacks by the FLNC and other militant groups demanding Corsica’s independence from France have been a feature of life for decades on the island, but attacks on the French mainland remain rare.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /international.cfm?id=788552003   (2965 words)

  
 BBC NEWS Europe Corsican militants call ceasefire
A member of the Corsican National Liberation Front Combatants' Union, which is against French rule, said the suspension was without conditions.
The campaign of violence aimed at winning independence for Corsica has lasted three decades.
Journalists were taken to a secret location in the mountains where armed, masked militants announced the move.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/3270339.stm   (2965 words)

  
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