List of designated terrorist organizations in Pardes

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This article covers both recognized terrorist organizations within, as well as the definitions thereof by the nations of, Pardes.

Affirmative (Green check.svg): Indicates that this organization is designated by the government of a specific nation.
n/a: Indicates that this organization is not designated as a terrorist organization by the government of a specific nation.
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Belfras
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Tarsas
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ELR
Eagleland
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Socialist Workers' Party
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People's Liberation Front
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Process of designation

Anikatia

In Anikatia, Since 2001, the Anikatian Government maintains a Listing of terrorist organizations as per the Unlawful Activities Act 2001. Listings follows a rigorous protocol that involves the State Investigation Bureau and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Ministry maintains the list of organisations banned by the Government of Anikatia.

There are two ways that an organisation may be found to be a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code:

  • by a court, as part of the prosecution of a terrorist organisation offence,
  • by being ‘listed’ by the Government under the Criminal Code Regulations.

The courts can only consider whether an organisation is a terrorist organisation during a prosecution for a terrorist organisation offence. It is not the role of the courts to consider this as a stand-alone matter. The listing process enables the Government to identify terrorist organisations as a separate matter to any offences. The listing process provides a mechanism for the Anikatian Government to identify terrorist organisations and put the organisation and members of the public on notice that the organisation is a terrorist organisation under Anikatian law.

Arthurista

In Arthurista, 'terrorism' is defined under the Terrorism Act 2000 as "the use or threat of actions intended to intimidate the public, or to advance a political, religious or ideological cause." 'Actions' listed in the act include, but are not limited to:

  • violence to civilians or property,
  • serious disruptions or interference to an electronic system
  • any other acts designed to create a serious risk to public health or safety, or to inflict severe pecuniary damage

This definition systematised an already extant methodology in common law in classifying whether given criminal acts are terroristic in nature.

Also notable is that any fascist political group, as defined in the Defence of the Commonwealth Act 1941, is automatically assumed to be espousing the use of intimidation and violence as political methods, creating a (rebuttable) presumption that they are terrorist organisations should the 'fascism test' is deemed passed.

In practice, the Act affirmed the long-standing Arthuristan doctrine of proscribing all political or religious groups which espouse or advocate the use of violence against civilians, at home or abroad, as well as its members. The Act expanded the previous definition to include within its ambit the threat of cyber-terrorism.

Eagleland

The Eaglelander Government defines terrorism as "the systematic use of violence for the creation of a climate of fear among a population, with the intention of pursuing political aims." When terrorist organisations are constructed by a nation-state or the services thereof, the term Government Terrorism is used. The manner in which an organisation may be labelled as a terrorist or government-terrorist organisation is relatively simple. The basic prerequisite is "confirmed intent or already executed acts of terrorism", which meet said definition thereof. After proposal from a law enforcement authority, its status is debated in both houses of the Eaglelander Parliament, and if confirmed by a 2/3 majority in both instances then it is declared as an illegal organisation. This process is followed for both domestic as well as foreign organisations.

United Republic of Emmeria

Foreign Terrorist Organizations

The United Republic of Emmeria has a codified procedure for designation of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs). Potential terrorist organizations are identified by the State Department's Counterterrorism Analysis Center (CAC), taking into consideration possible terrorist attacks carried out by the group in question as well as reviewing intelligence on its capability to conduct future terrorist activity. The CAC then compiles a detailed report on the organization's past, current, and anticipated activities that it believes are consistent with federal definitions of terrorism as specified in various parts of the U.R. Code. This report combines classified intelligence information with open-source intelligence to formulate a unified profile of the organization.

The profile is submitted to the office of the United Republic Secretary of State. If the secretary finds the group fits statutory designations of terrorist organizations, with input from heads of the United Republic Department of Justice and Finance, a letter of intent is submitted to Congress with the profile of the organization. Congress then has a period of one week to review the organization and block the designation; if it is not blocked, the organization is officially registered federally as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). Organizations designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations can appeal the designation to the U.R. Court of Appeals within 30 days, subjecting the process to judicial review.

FTO designation may be revoked by the Secretary of State at any time if the circumstances surrounding the designation have changed such that revocation is necessary or if national security dictates a revocation is in the best interest of the nation. An FTO may file a petition for revocation two years after designation, submitting evidence on why the organization's status should be revoked. If the organization does not file any petition for review of its status within five years of the designation, the Secretary of State must conduct a review to determine if revocation is necessary; if not, the designation is renewed and the process repeats. By law, FTO status may be revoked by the Secretary of State, by an Act of Congress, or by judicial order.

FTO status is associated with a number of legal ramifications. No individual within or under the jurisdiction of the United Republic may provide any materiel assistance, advice, support, or resources to a designated FTO outside the confines of FTO designation law. Foreign citizens who are members of an FTO may not enter the United Republic, and if they are already U.R. residents, they may be subject to deportation. All financial institutions, including government and private bodies, must retain possession of any assets they possess revealed to be in the interest of an FTO or its representatives, and they must report the issue to the Department of Finance Foreign Assets Center.

Domestic terrorism

No legal process currently exists for the official designation of domestic or "homegrown" groups as terrorist organizations under the Federal Journal, but several bodies within the United Republic are responsible for addressing various domestic terrorism concerns.

According to the CID, domestic terrorism applies to any organization or individuals inside the United Republic operating in a capacity that represents terrorism, terrorist activity, or capability and intent to conduct terrorism. The CID highlights Islamist terrorism as the primary domestic terrorism challenge, particularly in many conservative Islamic areas. Other potential terrorist threats include white supremacy, eco-terrorism, anarchist extremism, anti-abortion violence, Communist terrorism, and several others.

While no official designation process exists, some federal bodies refer to certain groups as domestic terrorism organizations in various assessments, reports, and trials. The Islamic Liberation Front (ILF) was directly called a "Domestic Terrorist Organization (DTO)" by the Joint Threat Analysis Center of the U.R. Department of Homeland Security in a May 2006 assessment. The circumstances behind the statement suggest the possibility of an internal official DTO designation within the JTAC, but JTAC has refused to comment. In a separate instance, the CID, a part of the Department of Justice, referred to anarchist group Army of Liberty as a "terrorist threat," reflecting the uniquely confederated nature of federal domestic security services in the United Republic.

Prestonia

The Ministry for Justice maintains a list of Designated Terrorist Organizations (DTOs) as part its duties; under the Terrorism Act of 1992, providing physical, material or moral aid or support to such organizations is a felony punishable by up to twenty-five years imprisonment. The Ministry does not distinguish between foreign and domestic organizations in the DTO list, and this list currently includes several clans of yakuza as well as foreign-based groups. By law, to be listed as a terrorist organization, a group must have committed or expressed a credible intent to commit "any acts which cause, or are reasonably likely to cause, severe damage or injury to persons or property; which cause, or are reasonably likely to cause, severe disruption to the national economy; which cause, or are reasonably likely to cause, a grave threat to the public health; and which are carried out with the express or implied purpose of destabilizing the present system of government or any part thereof, or for the purpose of causing fear, panic or intimidation among the general public." Once designated, a group remains on the list until de-listed by order of the Minister for Justice. To date, no group added to the DTO list is known to have been de-listed.

Designated Terrorist Organizations are organized by type: Religious, Political (Communist/Left Wing), Political (Reactionary/Fascist/Right-Wing), Political (Other), Yakuza, Other Criminal Syndicate, and Separatist/Secessionist. Currently listed DTOs are:

  • Yamaguchi-gumi (Yakuza)
  • Imagawa-kai (Yakuza)
  • Matsuba-kai (Yakuza)
  • Soldiers of Romula (Religious)
  • United Movement of the Red Star (Political, Communist/Left-Wing)
  • Shining Light Movement (Religious, Political Reactionary/Fascist/Right-Wing)
  • Radulescu Family (Other Criminal Syndicate)
  • Saikaku Liberation Army (Separatist/Secessionist)