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4th Jan '18 2:37:37 PM AHI-3000
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* ''Film/BloodDiamond'' has the RUF.

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* ''Film/BeastsOfNoNation'' revolves around these. In an [[{{Bulungi}} unnamed West African country]] torn apart by civil war, an orphaned boy named Agu gets picked up by the Native Defense Forces (NDF), who coerce him into joining a unit of {{child soldiers}}, and aiding them in committing [[RapePillageAndBurn all sorts of war crimes]].
* ''Film/BloodDiamond'' has the RUF.Revolutionary United Front (RUF), a real-life example of a rebel army that fought in the UsefulNotes/SierraLeone CivilWar. They commit a [[RapePillageAndBurn very wide range of atrocities]], including the conscription of {{child soldiers}}; [[TheProtagonist Solomon Vandy]]'s son Dia is one of many boys who are forced to join the RUF.
* ''Film/BlackHawkDown'' features the Somali National Alliance (SNA), another real-life example, which was a militia involved in the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu during the {{UsefulNotes/Somali|a}} CivilWar. They are the antagonists fighting against [[UsefulNotes/UnitedStates US]]-led [[UsefulNotes/UnitedNations UN]] forces over control of the city.



* ''Film/BlackHawkDown''
30th Dec '17 6:30:08 PM WillKeaton
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* [[SmallRoleBigImpact General Amajagh and his men]] from ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. A group of rebels in [[{{Bulungi}} Nairomi]] who are secretly [[spoiler: being supplied with experimental [[Comicbook/LexLuthor LexCorp]] weapons by the US, and, on Lex's orders, are murdered and then burned to [[FrameUp frame]] Comicbook/{{Superman}} for the massacre.]].

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* [[SmallRoleBigImpact General Amajagh and his men]] from ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. A group of rebels in [[{{Bulungi}} Nairomi]] who are secretly [[spoiler: being [[spoiler:being supplied with experimental [[Comicbook/LexLuthor LexCorp]] weapons by the US, and, on Lex's orders, are murdered and then burned to [[FrameUp frame]] Comicbook/{{Superman}} for the massacre.]].
14th Oct '17 7:33:33 PM TheWildWestPyro
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African Terrorists are terrorists from sub-Saharan Africa who primarily operate out of their home continent, carrying out guerilla operations against domestic and foreign governments and frequently being involved in the drug trade. They will often be {{Mook}}s to a wealthier, lighter-skinned criminal organization, typically [[WesternTerrorists Western or Slavic]]. Similar to their Middle Eastern counterparts, they are usually equipped with surplus Warsaw Pact firearms, supplied by the USSR in the Cold War or bought from other warlords.

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African Terrorists are terrorists from sub-Saharan Africa who primarily operate out of their home continent, carrying out guerilla operations against domestic and foreign governments and frequently being involved in the drug trade. They will often be {{Mook}}s to a wealthier, lighter-skinned criminal organization, typically [[WesternTerrorists Western or Slavic]]. Similar to their Middle Eastern counterparts, they are usually equipped with surplus Warsaw Pact firearms, supplied by the USSR in the Cold War (usually to the Communist revolutionaries in Angola and Mozambique) or bought from other warlords.
19th Sep '17 6:35:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''VideoGame/BeyondTwoSouls'': Subverted. During her time with the CIA, Jodie goes on a mission into Somalia to assassinate a local warlord to stop the latest insurgency. Only after she completes the mission does she discover that she actually killed the democratically-elected President of the country, and her superiors lied to her.

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* ''VideoGame/BeyondTwoSouls'': Subverted. [[spoiler:Subverted.]] During her time with the CIA, Jodie goes on a mission into Somalia to assassinate a local warlord to stop the latest insurgency. Only [[spoiler:Only after she completes the mission does she discover that she actually killed the democratically-elected President of the country, and her superiors lied to her.]]
19th Sep '17 4:57:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''VideoGame/BeyondTwoSouls'': Subverted. During her time with the CIA, Jodie goes on a mission into Somalia to assassinate a local warlord to stop the latest insurgency. Only after she completes the mission does she discover that she actually killed the democratically-elected President of the country, and her superiors lied to her.
21st Apr '17 8:24:40 PM TheWildWestPyro
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African Terrorists are terrorists from sub-Sahara Africa who primarily operate out of their home continent, carrying out guerilla operations against domestic and foreign governments and frequently being involved in the drug trade. They will often be {{Mook}}s to a wealthier, lighter-skinned criminal organization, typically [[WesternTerrorists Western or Slavic]].

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African Terrorists are terrorists from sub-Sahara sub-Saharan Africa who primarily operate out of their home continent, carrying out guerilla operations against domestic and foreign governments and frequently being involved in the drug trade. They will often be {{Mook}}s to a wealthier, lighter-skinned criminal organization, typically [[WesternTerrorists Western or Slavic]].
Slavic]]. Similar to their Middle Eastern counterparts, they are usually equipped with surplus Warsaw Pact firearms, supplied by the USSR in the Cold War or bought from other warlords.
21st Apr '17 8:21:10 PM TheWildWestPyro
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[TruthInTelevision Al Shabaab, an Islamic extremist group, located in Southern Somalia.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[TruthInTelevision Al Shabaab, an Islamic extremist group, located in Southern Somalia.Somalia and posing with their [=RPG-7=]s.]]]]
1st Feb '17 12:39:24 PM upupandaway42
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* [[SmallRoleBigImpact General Amajagh and his men]] from ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''. A group of rebels in [[{{Bulungi}} Nairomi]] who are secretly [[spoiler: being supplied with experimental [[Comicbook/LexLuthor LexCorp]] weapons by the US, and, on Lex's orders, are murdered and then burned to [[FrameUp frame]] Comicbook/{{Superman}} for the massacre.]].
10th Jan '17 7:51:25 AM ACW
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*''Manga/DogSoldier'' has Zardoz, founder and leader of the [[{{Cult}} New Revolutionary Army]].
9th Jan '17 4:19:05 AM MarqFJA
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A SisterTrope to WesternTerrorists and FarEastAsianTerrorists, AfricanTerrorists are terrorists from sub-Sahara Africa who primarily operate out of their home continent, carrying out guerilla operations against domestic and foreign governments and frequently being involved in the drug trade. They will often be {{Mook}}s to a wealthier, lighter-skinned criminal organization, typically [[WesternTerrorists Western or Slavic]].

A specific SisterTrope to this are the {{Amoral Afrikaner}}s, who are almost always white and generally better equipped PrivateMilitaryContractors, but still African in origin (generally, they are white South Africans[[note]]with Namibians and Rhodesians being other possibilities[[/note]]) and just as nasty.

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A SisterTrope to WesternTerrorists and FarEastAsianTerrorists, AfricanTerrorists African Terrorists are terrorists from sub-Sahara Africa who primarily operate out of their home continent, carrying out guerilla operations against domestic and foreign governments and frequently being involved in the drug trade. They will often be {{Mook}}s to a wealthier, lighter-skinned criminal organization, typically [[WesternTerrorists Western or Slavic]].

A specific For terrorism-related {{sister trope}}s, see WesternTerrorists, FarEastAsianTerrorists and MiddleEasternTerrorists. It also has a SisterTrope to this are the {{Amoral Afrikaner}}s, in AmoralAfrikaner, who are is almost always white and a member of generally better equipped better-equipped PrivateMilitaryContractors, but still African in origin (generally, they are white South Africans[[note]]with Namibians and Rhodesians being other possibilities[[/note]]) and just as nasty.
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