Baader-Meinhof Gang

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a radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active in Germany from 1968 until 1977

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The Baader-Meinhof gang and Red Army Faction killed more than 30 people.
On 4 July 1976, Israelis commandos rescued l00 hostages, mostly Israelis or Jews, held by hijackers--two from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two from Germany's Baader-Meinhof gang pro-Palestinian at Entebbe airport (Uganda).
And the running street battles between students, professors, and Panthers and the powers that be were replaced by the bombings of miniscule yet mayhem-creating terror groups such as the Baader-Meinhof Gang and Weatherman, nicely described by Wheen as products of the "defeats of 1968.
Al Qaida is an organised terrorist group, similar to the extreme leftist groups in Europe during the eighties, including the German Baader-Meinhof Gang.
The hijackers - two from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two from Germany''s Baader-Meinhof gang - diverted the plane to Entebbe, where it arrived on June 28.
Guilty White Kids: the Red Brigades and the Red Army Faction' (extreme Right versus extreme Left in 1970s Italy; the Baader-Meinhof Gang in Germany); 7.
THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX (18) is an overlong, well-made but rather dull film about the formation, reign of terror and demise of Baader-Meinhof Gang in Germany in the 1970s.
THE Baader-Meinhof Gang were responsible for bomb attacks and shootings that rocked Germany during the 1970s.
Before she and others formed the Red Army Faction, known to the press as the Baader-Meinhof Gang, Meinhof (1934-76) was a respected German journalist read throughout Europe.
Violent Marxist-Leninist cells such as the Baader-Meinhof Gang were Fischer's contemporaries.
In despair at the unsuccessiul attempt to get their release from prison, leaders of the infamous Baader-Meinhof gang committed suicide in their Stannheim Prison cells The gang has been terrorising West Germany for years.
Fighting groups who exploit 'terrorist' tactics - the PKK, FARC, the IRA, the Baader-Meinhof Gang, the Red Brigades, the PLO, the Tamil Tigers, al Qaida - has and must mean defending the values that differentiate us from organised kidnappers and killers in the first place.
The group, since proven to have been supported by the notorious East German Stasi, has its origins in the Baader-Meinhof Gang founded in the 1960s by Andreas Baader and Ulrike Meinhof, a journalist and member of the German Communist Party whose work on the left-wing paper Konkret in the 1960s was, according to Meinhof's daughter Bettina Rohl, financed and controlled by an East Berlin cell of the Communist Party.
Like the terrorist groups before them - from the IRA to the comparatively harmless Angry Brigade here in the 1970s, through to the Symbionese Liberation Army in the US and the killers of Germany's Baader-Meinhof gang.
Grabenstein, RPh, PhD, the deputy director of the Military Vaccine Agency, send me the Baader-Meinhof Gang (German terrorist group active from 1968 to 1977) philosophy (italics added for emphasis): "When we have a free path, we go forward.