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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Jefferson Somera, community relations officer of the Philippine Army's 54th Infantry Battalion which took custody of the rebel camp at Sitio (subvillage) Pinugao.
Ambushes on rebel camps over the past two days in forest deep inside the western state of Maharashtra have left at least 37 fighters dead, police said.
Dubai: A rift in Yemen's rebel camp has opened the door for Saudi Arabia to mediate in a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives, the International Crisis Group said on Wednesday.
After its 21 legislators switched to rebel camp headed by "ousted" leader T.T.V.
President Juan Manuel Santos Wednesday had held out the possibility that Hernandez-Mora hadn't returned as she might have chosen to report from inside of a rebel camp. However, the government later issued a statement calling for the immediate release of the missing journalists.
local time Wednesday when troops from the 69th Infantry Division encountered 50 rebels on their task to search a reported rebel camp, said the military.
A day after the rebel camp held a grand meeting in which they announced the start of a sixmonth- long Swaraj Abhiyan, a country-wide movement to spread the ideals of swaraj, Aam Aadmi Party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC) met on Wednesday in which complaints of anti-party activities against the rebel leaders was discussed.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which signed a peace deal a year ago Friday, had said its members fired in self-defence at the commandoes, who passed through a rebel camp while going after militants.
Lacierda said the NDF/CPP-NPA camp was asked for a list of their consultants, but instead of giving a list, the rebel camp gave a defective floppy disk that supposedly contained the list of the consultants.
But he adds: "Only 10 of us reached the main rebel camp. The others were killed along the way simply for stumbling or being too tired to go on.
Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney has been in and out of the main MILF rebel camp, meeting with Murad and other rebel leaders.
Rocket launchers and automatic rifles found in a Colombian rebel camp were stolen from a Venezuelan naval post 14 years ago, President Hugo Chavez said, denying Bogota's claim he gave them to the insurgents, reports AFP (Aug.