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Unity Committee

The Unity Committee was an organization supporting the Bulgarian population of Thrace and Macedonia, remained within the Ottoman Empire after the division of the San Stefano Bulgaria and the decision of the Berlin Treaty. First Committee "Unity" ...

Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (Burkina Faso)

The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution were a system of local revolutionary cells, established in Burkina Faso by the Marxist-Leninist and pan-Africanist leader Thomas Sankara, President of the country from 1983 until his assassination ...

Allied Tribes of British Columbia

The Allied Tribes of British Columbia was an Indigenous rights organization formed following the First World War. There were 16 tribal groups involved, all focused on the issues of land claims and aboriginal title in British Columbia. In 1916, th ...

British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridge Authority

British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority was a government organization in the Province of British Columbia; this provincial governmental organization has long since been dissolved. Six of the longest Bridges were built for this agency ...

Cereal Research Centre

The Cereal Research Centre was a research institute established in 1925 based at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. It became part of a national network of research centres operated by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Its research led to th ...

Montefiore Club

Founded in 1880, the club was originally called the "Montefiore Social and Dramatic Club", named for Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, the British-Jewish philanthropist. It was established by 11 people, all quite young, with ages ranging from 15 to 23, ...

Pearson Centre

Established in 1994 by the Government of Canada as the Lester B. Pearson Canadian International Peacekeeping Training Centre was an independent, not-for-profit organization with its office based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Its mandate was to supp ...

Red Guards

Red Guards were a mass student-led paramilitary social movement mobilized and guided by Chairman Mao Zedong in 1966 and 1967, during the first phase of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, which he had instituted. According to a Red Guard leader, the ...

Union of Patriotic Youth

Like the main UP party, the UJP was severely persecuted by the agents of drug lords, paramilitaries and rogue elements inside the Colombian military during the 1980s. Many left-wing groups in Colombia have denounced the extermination of the UP an ...

Croatian Revolution Hackers

Croatian Revolution Hackers was a black hat hacking group originating in Croatia, known for using DDoS, defacement, and other methods against targeted websites in Croatia and neighboring countries The group was disbanded in 2014. It is believed t ...

Yugoslav Action

Yugoslav Action was a radical Yugoslav nationalist organization that supported an authoritarian corporatist system and a planned economy, active between 1930 and 1935. During its existence it was the most radical Yugoslavist group. The movement w ...

Dansk Datamatik Center

Dansk Datamatik Center was a Danish software research and development centre that existed from 1979 to 1989. Its main purpose was to demonstrate the value of using modern techniques, especially those involving formal methods, in software design a ...

Great East

The Great East was a governorate of the Dutch East Indies between 1938 and 1946. It comprised all the islands to the east of Borneo and of Java. Its capital was Macassar on Celebes. The Great East was created with the merger of its constituent re ...

Mabarrat Muhammad Ali

Mabarrat Muhammad ῾Ali, the Muhammad ῾Ali Benevolent Society, is an Egyptian charitable womens organization established in Cairo in 1909. The origins of the organization were in a health clinic established and financed by Princess Ayn-al-Hayat Ri ...

Fuerzas Populares de Liberacion Farabundo Marti

The Fuerzas Populares de Liberacion "Farabundo Marti" was a left wing guerrilla military and political organization in El Salvador. It was the oldest of the five groups who in 1980, merged to form the Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nac ...

Confederation of Ethiopian Labor Unions

The Confederation of Ethiopian Labor Unions was an umbrella organization that represented a number of labor unions and employee self-help associations in Ethiopia. The Derg, the military junta which ruled Ethiopia at the time, banned the organiza ...

Faroese Society

The Faroese Society was a Faroese association. The society was established on January 6, 1889 with a twofold objective: 1) For the Faroese language to regain its honor and dignity, and 2) For the Faroese to stick together and develop in all areas ...

Finnish Trade Union Federation

Finnish Trade Union Federation was the first central organisation of trade unions in Finland, established in 1907. It was a part of the Social Democratic Party of Finland, all union members were also party members. SAJs membership peaked at 110.0 ...

Bach Gesellschaft

The German Bach-Gesellschaft was a society formed in 1850 for the express purpose of publishing the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach without editorial additions. The collected works are known as the Bach-Gesellschaft-Ausgabe. On completion ...

Bund Deutscher Jugend

The Bund Deutscher Jugend was a politically active German association with right-wing and anti-communist leanings founded in 1950. In the beginning of 1953 the BDJ and its paramilitary arm, the Technischer Dienst, were forbidden as extreme right- ...

Communist League (West Germany)

The Communist League was a radical left-wing organisation active in West Germany from 1971 until 1991. The KB emerged from the protests of 1968 and initially had a Maoist orientation. Later in the 1980s it became a leading organisation of the "un ...

Communist League of West Germany

The Communist League of West Germany was a Maoist organization in West Germany which existed from 1973 until 1985. The KBW contested the general elections in 1976 and 1980 in West Germany and was rated as the strongest of the German Maoist partie ...

Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Bekampfung des Kurpfuschertums

The Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Bekampfung des Kurpfuschertums was a skeptical association founded in 1903 for consumer protection against quackery. It opposed the Kurierfreiheit, that existed in Germany from 1869/1872 until the adoption of the Hei ...

German Colonial Society

The German Colonial Society was a German organisation formed on 19 December 1887 to promote German colonialism. The Society was formed through the merger of the German Colonial Association and the Society for German Colonization. The Society was ...

International Marxist Group (Germany)

The International Marxist Group was the name of two German Marxist groups. The first was formed in 1939, as a breakaway from the Communist Party Opposition, and was linked to the centrist Marxist International Workers Front. The second was a Trot ...

International Socialist Left (Germany)

The International Socialist Left was a Trotskyist group in Germany. The isl was an organizational descendant of the International Marxist Group. It was one of two factions that form the German section of the Fourth International was affiliated wi ...

Internationaler Sozialistischer Kampfbund

The Internationaler Sozialistischer Kampfbund or ISK was a socialist split-off from the SPD during the Weimar Republic and was active in the German Resistance against Nazism.

Neutral Group of Social Democrats in Berlin

The Neutral Group of Social-Democrats in Berlin was a group of exiled Russian Social Democrats in Berlin, formed round V. A. Bazarov in the autumn of 1900 and set itself the task of healing the split between the supporters of Rabocheye Delo and t ...

Nordrach Clinic

The Nordrach Clinic, or Nordrach Sanatorium, was a clinic for the treatment of advanced tuberculosis. It was established in the late 19th century by Dr. Otto Walther in Nordrach in the Black Forest region of southwestern Germany. Some of Dr. Walt ...

Samastha

Samastha was a religious organisation of Muslim scholars and clerics formed in 1924 and registered in 1934 at the Indian state of Kerala headquartered at Kozhikode, under the leadership of Varakkal Mullokoya Thangal, to resist the emergence of Sa ...

Kingdom Assembly of Iran

Kingdom Assembly of Iran, also Soldiers of the Kingdom Assembly of Iran, Iran Monarchy Committee, or Tondar, is a militant Iranian exile royalist group based in Los Angeles, United States which seeks to overthrow the Islamic Republic and restore ...

Hearts of Oak (Ireland)

The Hearts of Oak, also known as Oakboys and Greenboys, was a protest movement of farmers and weavers that arose in County Armagh, Ireland in 1761. Their grievances were the paying of ever increasing county cess, tithes, and small dues. The Heart ...

Hearts of Steel

The Hearts of Steel, or Steelboys, was an exclusively Protestant movement originating in County Antrim, Ireland due to grievances about the sharp rise of rent and evictions. The protests then spread into neighbouring counties of Armagh, Down, and ...

Irish National Invincibles

The Irish National Invincibles, usually known as the Invincibles, were a splinter group of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. This group of assassins were active in Dublin between late 1881 and 1883, with an intent to kill the authorities in Dubli ...

Irish Republican Brotherhood

The Irish Republican Brotherhood was a secret oath-bound fraternal organisation dedicated to the establishment of an "independent democratic republic" in Ireland between 1858 and 1924. Its counterpart in the United States of America was initially ...

National Association of Old IRA

The National Association of Old IRA was a commemorative organisation made up of members of the Old IRA as opposed to the then current IRA, which was as now a proscribed organisation. They marched in 1939 in a commemoration of the War of Independence.

Royal Cork Institution

Royal Cork Institution was an Irish cultural institution in the city of Cork from 1803 to 1885. It consisted of a library of scientific works, a museum with old Irish manuscripts and stones with ogham inscriptions, and lecture and reading rooms. ...

Republican Congress

The Republican Congress was an Irish republican and Marxist-Leninist political organisation founded in 1934, when pro-communist republicans left the Anti-Treaty Irish Republican Army. The Congress was led by such anti-Treaty veterans as Peadar OD ...

Revolutionary Struggle (Ireland)

Revolutionary Struggle was a small militant Irish Althusserian group active in Dublin from 1975 until 1985. It produced a quarterly magazine entitled The Ripening of Time which provided a Marxist-Leninist analysis of the political situation in Ir ...

Revolutionary Workers Groups

Revolutionary Workers Groups were left wing groups in Ireland officially founded in 1930 with the objective of creating a Revolutionary Workers Party. Formed initially as the Preparatory Committee for the Formation of a Workers’ Revolutionary Par ...

Saor Eire

For the paramilitary group of the 1960s and 1970s see Saor Eire 1967-1975. Saor Eire was a far-left political organisation established in September 1931 by communist-leaning members of the Irish Republican Army, with the backing of the IRA leader ...

Sekirankai

The Sekirankai was a Japanese socialist womens organization active in 1921. Members of an anarchist group established the organization in April 1921. Prominent feminists Yamakawa Kikue and Noe Itō were advisers for the group, which participated i ...

Iron Wolf (organization)

Iron Wolf was a Lithuanian paramilitary organization active in 1927–1934. Initially established as an athletic society, it recruited its members mainly from army officers. Its original raison dêtre was perceived as a fight against internal destab ...

Jamaah Islah Malaysia

Pertubuhan Jamaah Islah Malaysia is an NGO in Malaysia. The organisation was officially registered on Friday 27 July 1990 when its registration was accepted by The Registrar of Society, Malaysia. Its women wing, Wanita JIM, was established in 199 ...

Party of the Poor (Mexico)

Not to be confused with Party of the Poor Congo-Brazzaville The Party of the Poor was a left-wing political movement and militant group in Mexico operating between 1967 and 1974. Led by the rural schoolteacher Lucio Cabañas, the PdlP – through it ...

Soyombo Revival Society

Soyombo Revival Society was a secret society founded by white emigres in Mongolia. In 1930, it became a subsidiary organization of Mongolian department of the Russian All-Military Union. Its main purpose was to gain the support of the local Asiat ...

Strange Fruit: A Dutch Queer Collective

Strange Fruit was a Dutch queer collective active in the Netherlands from 1989 to 2002. They as a collective worked together to challenge their marginalization within both their ethnic communities and the Dutch gay scene. They focused on a non-hi ...

Norwegian Santal Mission

The Norwegian Santal Mission was a Norwegian humanitarian and missionary organisation that was mainly active in India, particularly among the Santhal people. It was affiliated with the Norwegian State Church and existed from 1867 until it merged ...

Society Guard

The Society Guard, sometimes Norwegian Society Guard, was a volunteer paramilitary organisation in Norway. It was founded in 1923 in connection to the anti-strike Society Aid. Organised by the centre-right parties, these "emergency groups" were p ...

Colegio de San Ildefonso

The Colegio de San Ildefonso was a college situated in Cebu City in the then-Captaincy General of the Philippines. It is the first educational institution established in Asia by the Europeans. In Mexico City 1588, the Jesuits also founded a colle ...