In this list, reputable sources, with relevant quotes, assert that the organizations in this list are secret police.
|National Security Agency (Arabic: ? )|
|Belarus||State Security Committee (Belarusian: ? ? ?, ; translit. Kamitet Dziar?a?naj Biaspieki, KDB, Russian: ? , ; translit. Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti, KGB)|
Ministry of State Security (Chinese: ; pinyin: )
|General Intelligence Directorate (GID) (Arabic: ? Gihaz El Mukhabarat El 'Amma)|
Homeland Security (Egyptian Arabic: ? Keta? El Amn El Watani)
|Ministry of Intelligence (Formerly, known as SAVAMA for a short period of time after the Iranian Revolution) (Persian: , Vezarat-e Ettela'at Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran)|
|General Intelligence Directorate (GID) (Arabic: )|
|Kazakhstan||National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KNB) (Kazakh: , Russian: ? ? )|
|Nigeria||State Security Service|
|North Korea||State Security Department (Korean: ?; RR: Gukga anjeon bowibu)|
|Federal Security Service (FSB) (Russian: ? (), tr. Federal'naya sluzhba bezopasnosti Rossiyskoy Federatsii, IPA: [fd'ral?n?j? 'slu?b? bz?'pasn?st r?'s?ijsk?j fd'rats?j?])|
|General Investigation Directorate (Mabahith) (Arabic: ? , al-Mabi? al-mmah) |
|National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) (Arabic: ? ? , Jihaaz Al Amn Al Watani Wal Mukhaabaraat)|
|Syria||Air Force Intelligence Directorate (Arabic: , Idarat al-Mukhabarat al-Jawiyya)|
General Intelligence Directorate (Arabic: , Idarat al-Amn al-Amm)
Military Intelligence Directorate (Arabic: ? , Shu'bat al-Mukhabarat al-'Askariyya)
Political Security Directorate (Arabic: ?, Idarat al-Amn al-Siyasi)
|State Committee of National Security|
|Ministry for National Security (Turkmen: Türkmenistany? Milli howpsuzlyk ministrilgi)|
|"Operation Legend" and the "Protecting American Communities Task Force" (PACT)|
|Security Service (SBU) (Ukrainian: ? ?, )|
|National Security Service (SNB) (Uzbek: Milliy Xavfsizlik Xizmati, Russian: )|
|Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN) (Spanish: Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional)|
|Zimbabwe||Central Intelligence Organisation|
The secret police - the Bahrain national security agency, known in Arabic as the Mukhabarat...
...the Belarusian secret police, the KGB...
"out of reach of the KGB" after being summoned to return for questioning at a detention centre run by Belarus' secret police.
time-warped Belarus provides a glimpse into what life was like before the collapse of the Soviet Union, where the secret police are still called the KGB
The KGB - yes, the secret police in Belarus are still called the KGB
the notorious secret police organisation targeting Falun Gong, the 6-10 Office
China will prosecute a former high ranking official in its secret police for suspected bribery...Ma Jian, once a vice minister at China's Ministry of State Security
by state security...a Chinese academic stopped from returning to Australia refused to undergo a lie-detector test for China's secret police, one of his friend's claims
the Chinese Ministry of State Security - also well known as the Chinese secret police
for the mukhabarat, the secret police, to eavesdrop on dissenters by hacking into their telephones and turning them into bugging devices.
The Mukhabarat (secret police) intervened in 2015's elections to ensure supine legislative loyalty to the president.
a game being played by the Mukhabarat (Egyptian secret police)
Egypt restores feared secret police units... Egypt's state security investigations service, Mabahith Amn ad-Dawla, a wing of the police force under President Mubarak, and a symbol of police oppression, was supposedly closed in March 2011...The only thing that happened was that they changed the name
including the secret police, which were simply renamed "homeland security" instead of "state security."
...they worked with the secret police SAVAMA and were instrumental in eliminating dissident groups
In a first, Iran provided public information about the structure of its secret services in an Intelligence Ministry magazine published for the 30th anniversary of the creation of the ministry. According to the magazine, entitled "30 years of Silent Devotion," Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi heads a coordination council overseeing 16 different agencies. The Guard, Iran's most powerful military force, separately operates two other intelligence agencies.
The secret police, or mukhabarat in Arabic, is one of the most powerful and ubiquitous forces in the Arab world. Jordan's network had surreptitiously videotaped his reading.
tells the story of a fictional collaboration between the CIA and Jordan's secret police...international observers say the real GID is a far cry from its depiction in art.
fearing arrest by the powerful mukhabarat secret police
The 36-year-old Jordanian traveled throughout the region often, but this was the first time that mukhabarat, secret police
"Institutions I had trusted were just not on board," he said, naming as an example the mukhabarat, or secret police
Kazakhstan's secret police headquarters have been targeted in a suicide attack in one of the country's biggest cities....the KNB, Kazakhstan's successor to the KGB
Aliyev, 52, a former ambassador to Austria, intelligence officer, deputy foreign minister and banker, who had expressed fear that his life was in danger from Kazakhstan's KNB secret police
Nigeria's secret police, the Department of State Services...
Nigeria's secret police... ...the State Security Service, responsible for domestic spying in Africa's most populous nation...
In the suit filed by his counsel, Sylva Ogwemoh (SAN), the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC) and the Department of State Security Service (DSS) were listed as defendants. Wike, in the originating summon, is asking Justice Ahmed Mohammed for an injunction restraining the police, anti-graft agency and the secret police from embarking on the exercise.
The State Security Service, Nigeria's secret police
Nigeria secret police details leaked...The leak of personal data of more than 60 past and current employees of Nigeria's State Security Service
The SSS did not disclose the identities of the suspects. The secret police previously arrested an "ISIS recruiter" named Abdussalam Enesi Yunusa in Kano in February
The security agent came in and this agent of the Bowibu [secret police]...
...Jang officially controls the internal security forces, including the secret police.
agents from North Korea's Ministry of State Security, the country's secret police
Russia's secret police have long been immune to the law that they supposedly uphold...The lawsuit is the first of its kind in Russia to target the FSB, according to Mr Lebedev
Amongst the files seen by FORBES so far are emails detailing Hacking Team's sales to Russia's secret police, the FSB.
An official at the Center for Information Security of the FSB, Russia's secret police
the FSB, Russia's secret police, gave a warning to WikiLeaks that showed none of the tact of the U.S. reply to the Iraq revelations.
FSB, 'May Have Been Involved' In Whistleblower, Alexander Perepilichny's Death...Russian secret police "may well be involved" in the death of a whistleblower living in Britain, an inquest was told on Monday.
of the secret police (FSB), successor to the Soviet-era KGB.
the infamous Federal Security Service (FSB). Originally established to protect the Kremlin's rule at home, it has increasingly moved into Russia's foreign operations. A new cohort of secret policemen....Their backgrounds as secret police in an authoritarian state make them especially prone to bullying and blackmailing, corrupting and killing
the FSB secret police headquarters
Russia has expanded the powers of its FSB secret police
...spokesman for the powerful Ministry of Interior, whose Mabahith secret police...
...the Mabahith, the General Investigation Directorate of the Saudi Ministry of Interior, the Kingdom's brutal secret police...
...the Sudanese secret police -- the notorious National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS)...
...and the hated secret police, the NISS.
Colonel Riad al-Asaad told Reuters that guerrilla-style attacks were concentrating on Military and Air Force Intelligence, secret police personnel entrusted with preventing mutiny in the military
were herded into the office of Jamil Hassan, the head of air force intelligence, the most dreaded branch of Syria's secret police.
A statement by rebels said they had killed Major Ayham al-Hamad, a key operative in Airforce Intelligence, a secret police division that has been spearheading the crackdown on the revolt in the city.
The system is being run by at least four intelligence agencies collectively referred to as mukhabarat, or secret police, the report says. Those agencies include the Department of Military Intelligence, the Political Security Directorate, the General Intelligence Directorate and the Air Force Intelligence Directorate.
Syrian activists talk a lot about Air Force Intelligence. Hafez al-Assad, the former president and father of Bashar al-Assad, had commanded the air force, making its security arm one of the most powerful of Syria's dozen or so secret police organizations.
had been travelling regularly to Damascus for talks with the infamous Syria's mukhabarat secret police.
A U.S.-trained secret police force... ...The State Committee of National Security, the successor to the Soviet spy agency KGB in the central Asia country...
...his meeting with an opposition leader was broken up by secret police...
His heavyweight secret police, the KNB...
...including MNS secret police and other officials...
Masked men in Ukraine's secret police ... Officers from the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) arrested the men...
He said officers from the SBU, Ukraine's secret police, had swooped on a hotel he owns in the More resort in Alushta on the Crimean coast.
...when the nation's secret police blamed a power outage on Russia... Ukraine's SBU state security service responded by blaming Russia...
...then served briefly as deputy chief of Ukraine's secret police...
...got a call on his cell phone from an officer of the SBU secret police, Ukraine's successor to the Soviet-era KGB.
Mobile-phone conversations intercepted by the SBU (Ukraine's secret police) appeared to show...
...Uzbek Secret Police Roam Russian Prisons ... Rights activists says Tashkent security men interrogate detainees and abduct asylum-seekers in Russia with impunity.
the country's feared secret police -- the SNB
The SNB -- the secret police that strikes fear into the hearts of citizens and expats alike
...members of the secret police, called the Sebin, surrounded Mr. Morales and arrested him...
...was moved Wednesday from the SEBIN secret police lockup...
the national guard and the feared, black-uniformed SEBIN (secret police)
Even the head boss over all of SEBIN took photos with me as if I were some sort of trophy to him," he wrote, referring to the initials for Venezuela's secret police.
They would likely have to call SEBIN -- the dreaded secret police
More alarming than a tweetstorm, however, are allegations that young protesters detained by Maduro's secret police (SEBIN)
...agents of the Central Intelligence Organisation, the feared secret police.
...Several reliable sources within the Zimbabwe secret police (the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO))...
for Zimbabwe's secret police - the Central Intelligence Organisation, or CIO.
for Mugabe's secret police. The Central Intelligence Organisation reports directly to the president
A former member of Robert Mugabe's feared secret police in Zimbabwe...The CIO, along with the police and armed forces, was widely blamed for the worst of the violence