Pro-Government Militias Website

Targets

Select a target type from the list below.

aid workers
civilians
criminals
ethnic group
foreign military
foreigners
immigrants
international peacekeeping force
journalists
no information
other pro-government militias
peasants
rebels, insurgents, or other armed group
regular military force
religious group
students
unarmed political opposition, government critics
unclear


This field records the group that is alleged to be targeted by the PGM. Multiple targets are possible. As the range of alleged targets was unknown prior to the search, coders could add categories of target as they found them. The list of possible targets is wide-ranging. It includes, for example, ethnic groups, civilians, unarmed political opposition and armed opposition groups.