17N's Philosophy of Terror: An Analysis of the 17 November by Ioanne K. Lekea

By Ioanne K. Lekea

Were the contributors of 17N people with excessive ethical ideas, as they claimed, who did their top to guard the civilians who occurred to be inside of their box of operations? Or have been they just violent guerillas who prioritized winning assassinations in their goals at any expense? The textual research of this booklet addresses those questions and stories 17N from inception to the time while its participants have been arrested, supplying a uniquely thorough exam of the association manifestos and its correlation to the group's ideology and real practices.

17N's Philosophy of Terror: An research of the 17 November innovative Organization first outlines the political and ideological framework of 17Ν after which describes their terrorist approach and strategies. The authors reflect on those operations within the context of the manifestos that the terrorist acts, and finish the paintings by way of addressing the occasions following the apprehension of 17N members—the trial, the verdicts, the allure trial, and the belief of attraction trial.

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Thus, the noncombatant population suffered high causalities, and the aim was to fully destroying Iraq. 92 In the Proclamation of October 24, 1991, 17N supports the position that the attack against the Turkish diplomat is related to the crime of occupying Cyprus soil—“leaving aside their current crimes against the Kurds and the Turkish people themselves”—because they had responsibility for the criminal policies of their country, which they supported. And that made them a target. In this context, such activities of 17N are evaluated positively in the proclamation as they work “in favour of the spontaneously and without any text, they bring to mind the thought that everybody makes but no one says out loud: Turkish intolerance in Cyprus leads to these actions.

Not only does it not respect human decency, as the constitution claims but it despises it suggestively. 32 17N reaches the conclusion that its actions are not only permissible and legitimate, but is also the only moral political action that this homicide and barbaric regime allows us. It is the highest and the only real demonstration of humanism that this society allows us, it is the only political activity that stems from and is based on the eternal human values . 33 Fourth, the organization uses a moral and societal argument that is based on the analysis of the concept of justice as it is expressed in the tactics of the state (with the killing and the beating of innocents, the acquittal of guilty ones, the corruption that is spread everywhere and is expressed from the bad practices of politicians and judges) with the justice that 17N is lobbying for (resistance to injustice, effort of ensuring justice by assassinating the guilty, and practicing targeted armed violence without putting innocent people in danger).

Did not cause any massive mobilisation and fight both from the side of the political parties as well as the trade-unions. The recent strike for the anti-strike bill was a strike — mockery, . . and not a [real] fight, similar to the strike mobilizations in October. The sold-out and controlled by the political parties trade-union leadership lead the workers. ” 17N in this context refers to the issue of the European Economic Community (EEC) and the loans Greece received that will require austerity to pay them off.

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