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Encyclopedia > Sirhan Sirhan (militant)

Sirhan Sirhan was a Palestinian militant allegedly responsible for a November 10, 2002 attack on the Israeli Kibbutz Metzer in which five Israeli civilians were killed. The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The word militant has come to refer to any individual or party engaged in aggressive physical or verbal combat, normally for a cause. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Kibbutz Dan, near Qiryat Shemona, in the Upper Galilee, 1990s A kibbutz (Hebrew: קיבוץ; plural: kibbutzim: קיבוצים, gathering or together) is an Israeli collective community. ... Metzer is a kibbutz in Israel. ...


A year after the event, Sirhan was killed by the YAMAM during a house demolition (see [[1]]). YAMAM symbol The YAMAM ( יממ ), is the acronym for Special Police Unit (יחידת משטרה מיוחדת) in Hebrew, Israels elite civilian counter-terrorism unit. ...


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Sirhan Sirhan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (778 words)
Sirhan Bishara Sirhan (born March 19, 1944) was convicted of murdering Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
Sirhan was born to Palestinian parents in Jerusalem.
Sirhan was convicted and sentenced to death, but the sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1972 after the California Supreme Court in its People v.
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Sirhan Sirhan (277 words)
Sirhan Bishara Sirhan (born March 19, 1944 in Jerusalem) was convicted of the June 5, 1968 assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, by shooting him just minutes after Kennedy had won the California presidential primary election.
Sirhan, who was born to Palestinian parents in Jerusalem, fired into the crowd surrounding Kennedy in the Ambassador Hotel after Kennedy finished addressing supporters.
Sirhan was convicted and sentenced to death, but the sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1972 after the California Supreme Court declared the death penalty unconstitutional.
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