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Sigma KEE - Killing
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Killing
The subclass of Destruction in which the death of an Organism is caused by an Organism. Note that in cases of suicide the Organism would be the same in both cases.
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Parents Destruction The subclass of Damagings in which the patient (or an essential element of the patient) is destroyed. Note that the difference between this concept and its superclass is solely one of extent.
Children ExecutionKilling of a Human by a Government for the commission of a CriminalAction.
 LynchingA lynching is a form of Killing conducted under a thin guise of legitimacy by a vigilante group. It may be a purge of an individual from the group who is perceived to have gone astray, or it may be the summary execution of an individual outside the group that the group has determined has violated some law or code, either of the group, or the larger society. A lynching is distinguished from a legal execution in that the laws of a government are not followed in carrying out the killing. A lynching is distinguished from a murder in that there is the pretense of some process carried out by a group in the name of their own group or a higher power.
 MurderImpermissible Killing of a Human.
 PoachingPoaching is the illegal killing of non-human animals.
 StarvingKilling someone by depriving them of food.
 SuffocatingKilling someone by asphyxiation, i.e. by depriving them of Oxygen.
 SuicideAny instance of Killing where the agent and the experiencer are identical.
 SuicideBombingA bomb attack in which the bomber intends to blow himself up during the course of the attack. The bomber is the delivery mechanism for the explosive and the bomb is typically in close contact with the bomber, such as being strapped around his torso. This action is distinguished from actions in which the bomber merely happens to be blown up by his own bomb in that the bomber knows that he is committing suicide.
 UdhiyahRitualA ritual in which a lamb is killed as sacrifice on the day of The Greater Eid (Eid Aladha).


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