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Most Feared Secret Police

Most Feared Secret Police

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

1.) 5th Constabulary Security Unit (CSU)

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The 5th CSU was feared during the chaotic regime of President Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines. Both military and police officers were involved in extra-judicial killings of activists, students, and journalists. Some people who went missing during that time still haven’t turned up and are now believed to have been tortured and killed by the 5th CSU.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

2.) Central Office Of Banditry Repression (OCRB)

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The OCRB was established in the Central African Republic to stem two army mutinies against the government. As time went on, the OCRB turned into a secret police, with members committing summary executions whenever they suspected anyone of being a bandit. Members also committed numerous assaults, rapes, and murders, but of course, their government isn’t putting a stop to it.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

3.) Greek Military Police (ESA)

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While the ESA may not have caused a whole lot of deaths, they did torture prisoners. Whenever a new recruit joins the ESA, they would be ordered to violently abuse prisoners in order to condition them for their new roles.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

4.) Santebal

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While their name means “keeper of the peace,” their methods were not exactly peaceful during the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. The Santebal tortured and killed tens of thousands of people and eventually evolved into becoming an extermination squad for Pol Pot.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

5.) National Security Service (NSS)

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From 1970 to 1990, Somalia had the National Security Service that constantly tortured criminals even if they haven’t been found guilty. They have an infamous torture method called “The Mig” wherein a person is made to bent over, tied up, before being brutally beaten.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

6.) Tonton Macoutes

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Jean Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier of Haiti had his own secret police called Tonton Macoutes. The head of the group, Luckner Cambronne, made money by selling corpses of innocent people that her murdered to the US. Their reign of torture and murder in Haiti still instills fear in people.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

7.) Stasi

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After Adolf Hitler was ousted, the Stasi was formed. Initially, they only committed physical abuse of prisoners, but eventually, they developed sophisticated psychological torture methods that made people have breakdowns or flee the country. They had so much control over the Germans that they were able to make wives spy on their husbands.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

8.) Securitate

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Securitate was Nicolae Ceau™escu’s secret police in Romania. They were quick to hand out punishments against those who criticized the government. While they aren’t as b***** as other secret police, they employed the use of psychological torture, which is just as horrendous.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

9.) NKVD (Formerly The Cheka and later, The KGB)

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The NKVD was formed during Joseph Stalin’s brutal regime in Russia. At one point, they were executing 1,000 people per day and committing genocides was normal for them, as well. Around 5-7 million Ukranians were killed via forced starvation because of the NKVD.

 

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

11.) COINTELPRO

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The COunter INTELligence PROgram was a project by the FBI and police forces in the US to target subversive groups during the 60s-70s. Their targets were Civil Rights Movement/Black Power Movement supporters, feminists, and anti-Vietnam War activists.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

12.) Tokubetsu Kōtō Keisatsu

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The Tokubetsu Kōtō Keisatsu (Tokko) was the Japanese equivalent of the FBI and were constantly compared to the Gestapo with the way they imprisoned almost 60,000 people without giving them fair trials. They would make prisoners write essays about their “crimes” and then, it would be used as evidence against them, giving Tokko a reason to punish or execute them.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

13.) Khadamat-e Aetla’at-e Dawlati (KHAD)

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The KHAD became notorious for torturing prisoners, holding “show” trials to get rid of political prisoners, and executing people without trials.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

14.) DOI-CODI

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Departamento de Operações de Informações – Centro de Operações de Defesa Interna was a Brazilian intelligence and repression agency that tortured activists, students, intellectuals, artists, and journalists. Their members consisted of federal, civil state, and military polices and members of the armed forces, while private and corporate entities financed them.

The term secret police refers to intelligence, police and law enforcement agencies that are way above the law. Why? Because they operate in secrecy and are usually protected by their own government (more often than not, one that is run by a dictator) They are employed to intimidate political enemies and civilians who criticize an administration. It’s not unheard of for secret police to commit torture and murder– pretty much the same as police brutality, but way worse because if you try to call them out for it, they won’t be prosecuted and you’ll be next. Here are just some of the secret police that were feared by a lot of people.

15.) Dirección de Inteligencia Nacional

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Dirección de Inteligencia Nacional (DINA) or Pinochet’s Gestapo, was a secret police in Chile that constantly raped and tortured anybody who were deemed as an enemy of the state. One of their methods involved dragging prisoners to a parking lot and having DINA members drive a car or truck over their legs.

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