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noun breach of orders, contumacy, disobedience, indiscipline, insubordination, insurgency, insurrection, lack of discipline, lese majesty, motus, mutiny, opposition, outbreak, overthrow, overturn, resistance, resistance movement, revolt, riot, rising, seditio, sedition, strike, subversion, upheaval, uprising, upset, violation
See also: anarchy, commotion, defiance, disloyalty, disturbance, infidelity, insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, outburst, resistance, revolt, revolution, riot, sedition, subversion, treason

REBELLION, crim. law. The taking up arms traitorously against the government and in another, and perhaps a more correct sense, rebellion signifies the forcible opposition and resistance to the laws and process lawfully issued.
     2. If the rebellion amount to treason, it is punished by the laws of the United States with death. If it be a mere resistance of process, it is generally punished by fine and imprisonment. See Dalloz, Dict. h.t.; Code Penal, 209.

REBELLION, COMMISSION OF. A commission of rebellion is the name of a writ issuing out of chancery to compel the defendant to appear. Vide Commission of Rebellion.

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February 20, 2015 (JUBA/ADDIS ABABA) -- South Sudanese government on Friday said peace talks with the rebel group led by former vice-president Riek Machar, which is being facilitated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Ethiopia, could be delayed due to the recent split in the rebel camp to allow the government to know the legitimate group.
The clash follows last week's military raid in nearby Zambales Province, where the military captured a rebel camp and recovered ammunition, communications equipment and communist documents, he said.
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In a lengthy interview conducted by Sudan Tribune by phone from Khartoum on Tuesday, Captain Kang Pualino Matip Nhial denied he had abandoned the rebel camp and realigned himself with the Salva Kiir-led government, describing the rumours as propaganda.