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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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* Extinction Rebellion joins with Stop the Arms Fair and other peace groups to disrupt and shut down the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair this week
Around 40 Extinction Rebellion protesters took part in the die-in (where activists pretend to lay down and die to represent deaths due to climate change) at the newly opened P&J Live Arena in Aberdeen.
However, Extinction Rebellion believe Prof Drakeford should use his standing as Wales' most senior politician to get "better communicate the climate change urgency" to the public.
Extinction Rebellion protesters in Cardiff last month TOM MARTIN/WALES NEWS SERVICE
As part of the museum's Rapid Response collection, the items were donated by the graphic designers, activists and artists responsible for Extinction Rebellion's Design Programme.
The display includes flags carried during mass demonstrations, the first printed pamphlet issued by the protesters outlining its "Declaration of Rebellion", a digital file outlining their open-source design programme - including their symbol, their woodblock type and other graphics and materials for download.
She said the meeting of the PML-N members of Punjab Assembly with Prime Minister Imran Khan is a rebellion against the PML-N leadership's dictatorial mindset and the political limited company.
But who are Extinction Rebellion and what do they hope to achieve?
'Although palagi nilang sinasabi na ganito, ganun, and yet they are recruiting minors dito sa kanilang rebellion (Although they always say this and that, they are recruiting minors in their rebellion),' he added.
The 20-minute-long event was organised by the Wee Rebellion, a climate change protest group for young people in Glasgow, associated with Extinction Rebellion.