Red Army Faction

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Synonyms for Red Army Faction

a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany

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This book joins a small number of other works dedicated to the study of Baader-Meinhof since that terrorist organization emerged onto the world scene in the 1970s following its headline-grabbing acts.
TWISTED KILLERS: Two of the Baader-Meinhof Gang wreak havoc
Andreas Baader (left) and Gudrun Ensslin, two leaders -of the Baader-Meinhof group who are reported to have committed suicide in Stammhein Prison.
After the capture of the original RAF members, a new generation of RAF terrorists emerged and conducted a violent campaign of attacks aimed at forcing the German government to release the original cast of 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.
Some groups--such as the Irish Republican Army, Fatah, Hamas, Hezbollah, Baader-Meinhof, and the Shining Path--are geographically concentrated and have specific political demands.
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.
The bomber willing and indeed eager to blow himself up has appeared in all eras and cultural traditions, espousing politics ranging from the leftism of the Baader-Meinhof Gang in 1970s Germany to rightist extremism.
I will be returning to Hay next Sunday on the Digital Stage, to talk to Prof Julian Preece and novelist Chris Keil about the European student movement, terrorism and fiction, especially what Prof Preece dubs 'the Baader-Meinhof novel'.
He's known Andreas Baader (of Baader-Meinhof fame) and Mother TeresaC*"
THE STORY: Jorg, a former member of the left-wing Baader-Meinhof Group, has just been released from prison after serving a 24-year sentence for murder.
1975: Baader-Meinhof blow up embassy A tense stand-off at the West German embassy in Stockholm ends in violence.
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.