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REBEL. A citizen or subject who unjustly and unlawfully takes up arms against the constituted authorities of the nation, to deprive them of the supreme power, either by resisting their lawful and constitutional orders, in some particular matter, or to impose on them conditions. Vattel, Droit des Gens, liv. 3, Sec. 328. In another sense it signifies a refusal to obey a superior, or the commands of a court. Vide Commission of Rebellion.

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On March 15, 2019, M3 Rebel transferred a total of 2,312,185 Ackroo Shares or 3.04% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Ackroo to four employees of M3 Rebel under a prospectus exemption.
The sleepy town of Victoria, Northern Samar province, was put on a lockdown following the attack by 50 communist rebels on a police station on Thursday, the eve of the 50th founding anniversary of the New People's Army (NPA).
The escalation of communist rebel attacks was brought about by the cancellation of peace talks and the government's aggressive push on localized peace talks instead.
Former rebels can submit their loan applications to LBP lending units across the country, including proof of identification and certification from the Joint AFP-PNP Intelligence Committee [Japic],' Mapagu said.
The body of slain rebel was turned over to the barangay.
But he said the rebels could take military action to break the siege of rebel-held eastern Aleppo and could also increase coordination with other rebel factions.
Some 1,500 fighters joined the counterassault from various major rebel groups including Al-Mutasim Brigade, the Levant Front, an Aleppo-based group affiliated with the Free Syrian Army, and the 13th Division, a rebel group backed by the Syrian National Council, the opposition's main political wing.
The expert car repair technicians at Rebel Automotive believe maintaining a smooth running vehicle should be easier than ever.
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told the BBC the rebels launched on Tuesday a dawn offensive on the brigade and pushed into clashes with pro-government forces through the morning and ended in casualties on both sides -- 20 Syrian army and pro-government personnel, and 14 rebels.
According to Ngundeng, SPLA forces attacked rebel positions in Ayot and had also been seen planting land mines in the area, but opposition forces blocked their advance.
The gains made by Ukrainian government forces seem to suggest an end of the road for Pro Russia rebels. On Monday it cut off the road between Donetsk and Luhansk, the rebel city closer to the Russian border.