Black Hand (Serbian: Ð¦Ñ€Ð½Ð° Ñ€ÑƒÐºÐ° / Crna Ruka), officially Unification or Death (Serbian: Ð£Ñ˜ÐµÐ´Ð¸ÑšÐµÑšÐµ Ð¸Ð»Ð¸ ÑÐ¼Ñ€Ñ‚ / Ujedinjenje ili smrt) was a secret society founded in Serbia in May 1911http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWblackhand.htm Black Handhttp://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/comment/blk-hand.html The Black Hand: The Secret Serbian Terrorist Society as part of the Pan-Slavism nationalist movement, with the intention of uniting all of the territories containing Serb populations (notably Bosnia and Herzegovina, annexed by Austria-Hungary in October 1908). The society's implication in the June 1914 assassination in Sarajevo of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria is considered to have been the main catalyst to the start of World War I.
The Black Hand was an underground Islamist militant organization that operated in the British Mandate of Palestine. It was founded in 1930 and led by Syrian-born Shaykh Izz ad-Din al-Qassam until his death in 1935. The British authorities regarded it a terrorist group.
The Black Hand are a fictional sect of vampires, composed of several clans and bloodlines, from White Wolf Game Studio's books and role-playing games. The name comes from their symbol, an inverted black hand print. The sect is often confused with the Sabbat itself and another mysterious sect, the Tal'mahe'Ra.
Black Hand (real name William Hand) is a DC Comics supervillain and a recurring foe to Green Lantern. He first appeared in Green Lantern v2 # 29 (June 1964) and was created by John Broome and Gil Kane.