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13:18 Feb 2, 2009
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO] General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Spanish term or phrase:someter a la población
Las acciones terroristas utilizan la violencia para someter a la población mediante la neutralización o paralización del ejercio del poder por parte de las autoridades legalmente instituidas.
Terrorist actions use violence to subjugate peoples neutralizing and stopping the exercising of power by the legally established authorities.
A month later Wexford suffered the same fate and both incidents, justified by the British as militarily necessary to **subdue the population**, still figure strongly in Irish republican history. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/326121.stm
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