17N's Philosophy of Terror: An Analysis of the 17 November by Ioanne K. Lekea

By Ioanne K. Lekea

Were the contributors of 17N people with excessive ethical ideas, as they claimed, who did their top to guard the civilians who occurred to be inside their box of operations? Or have been they just violent guerillas who prioritized profitable assassinations in their objectives at any fee? The textual research of this publication addresses those questions and reports 17N from inception to the time whilst its contributors have been arrested, delivering a uniquely thorough exam of the association manifestos and its correlation to the group's ideology and real practices.

17N's Philosophy of Terror: An research of the 17 November innovative Organization first outlines the political and ideological framework of 17Ν after which describes their terrorist procedure and strategies. The authors ponder those operations within the context of the manifestos that the terrorist acts, and finish the paintings through addressing the occasions following the apprehension of 17N members—the trial, the verdicts, the charm trial, and the realization of attraction trial.

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35 JUST CAUSE 17N believed that there should be a just cause that made planning and carrying out an operation necessary. This concept of just cause is part of the wider framework used to justify the actions of 17N and is its first level (because as we will see later on, there is the precondition that the aim of the operation should be a moral one, which is the second level that justifies the operation being planned). We could in general distinguish between two different kinds of targets— those related to external enemies of Greece (Americans, French, Germans, Turks, British) and those related to the internal enemies of the country coming from specific professions (politicians, businessmen, judges, police officers, journalists, and other media people).

And not a [real] fight, similar to the strike mobilizations in October. The sold-out and controlled by the political parties trade-union leadership lead the workers. ” 17N in this context refers to the issue of the European Economic Community (EEC) and the loans Greece received that will require austerity to pay them off. For the organization, per the Proclamation of December 19, 1990, this is the proof that As far as the financial side is concerned, today, 10 years after the admission of our country in the EEC, it is proven that it brought the opposite from the expected results.

By using specific examples, the organization in the Proclamation of February 5, 1990, calls upon the people to compare “. . ” The Right to Resort to Revolutionary Action 35 Fifth, it attributes certain feelings to people and asks them to wait patiently for 17N actions that are against the state’s antipopular measures and tactics34 and to also resist giving information that could lead authorities to 17N members, that is, to act protectively toward the organization and back it up: With regards to the true feelings of people towards us one and only fact clearly demonstrates them.

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