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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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.
Spain's Basque separatist movement has been active for decades, Germany had the Baader-Meinhof gang, Italy the Red Brigades, Pan Am flight 103 was blown up over Lockerbie in 1988, and on two occasions, in 1994 and 1995, residents of Toyko were killed or disabled by sarin gas poisoning.
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.
The group emerged in the early 1970s from the radical left-wing scene in Germany, which also spawned the Red Army Faction (RAF), also known as the Baader-Meinhof gang.
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.
Mysteries of the Organism, LaBruce takes on the radical left, concocting a merry band of sexual renegades who fashion themselves on the infamous Baader-Meinhof gang, the most notorious band of post-WWII German terrorists.
Thus the radical "Islamic" groups behind terrorist campaigns are more akin to the Red Brigade and the Baader-Meinhof gang than to anything connected with real Islam.
Which brings us to the single most astonishing aspect of "MOMA2000": its elevation of Gerhard Richter's cycle of paintings about the fate of the German terrorists known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang to a position of unrivaled preeminence in the art of the last four decades--the only achievement of the period addressed in "Open Ends" to merit a special monograph of its own.