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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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I had met Barua in a Naga rebel camp in Burma and later in Thailand, and our third meeting took place in Dhaka in April 1996.
During the clearing operations, the soldiers discovered a rebel camp with 15 makeshift huts that can accommodate more than 30 persons.
The rebel camp was believed to be the Front Committee 4-B headquarters and a sub-regional command of the CPP-NPA North Central Mindanao Committee responsible for the raid of various agriculture-based firms in Bukidnon.
Three Abu Sayyaf members died during the clashes and three others perished as the Philippine Air Force, supporting the army, shelled the rebel camp, Cenabre said.
But he adds: "Only 10 of us reached the main rebel camp.
But as the date labelled "B-Day" by Italian media approaches, a campaign of promises and arm-twisting has been underway to detach wavering deputies from the rebel camp and the government has been increasingly hopeful of getting through.
A Philippine marine general, a defense official and 20 soldiers are being prevented from leaving a Muslim rebel camp in the southern Philippines, the general said Saturday.
As a former Chief Whip and close associate of Chancellor Gordon Brown, Mr Brown's presence in the rebel camp is particularly embarrassing for Mr Blair.
commander of the Army's 202nd Infantry Brigade, said these materials were recovered when soldiers overran a rebel camp, one big enough for 50 to 70 people, in Nasugbu town in Batangas on Sunday.
He said the army recovered another body as the raiding team scoured the abandoned rebel camp, a sub-regional command of the NPA's North Central Mindanao Committee, responsible for the raid of various agriculture-based firms in Bukidnon.
Even as rumours of the duo floating a new party is doing the rounds, sources said the rebel camp will not announce any such thing and only raise issues of inner- party democracy and transparency.
Michel Djotodia, who was sworn in Sunday as the Central African Republic's sixth president, is a reserved but determined leader, a Soviet-trained civil servant before joining the rebel camp.