Red Army Faction


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a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany

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From the moment the Red Army Faction (RAF) burst onto the West German scene, women have been its face.
Her trial is the last major court case of a Red Army Faction fighter.
title evoking the idea that the leftwing Baader-Meinhof group, or Red Army Faction (RAF), was a product of a past its members were so brutally keen to be rid of.
Radicals within the movement formed their own splinter group and the Red Army Faction (RAF) was born, comprising armed resistance fighters with a propensity for violence to challenge the country's political status quo.
Left-wing journalist and mother-of-two Ulrike Meinhof (a brilliant Martina Gedeck), Andreas Baader (Moritz Bleibtreu) and his girlfriend Gudrun Ensslin (Johanna Wokalek) founded the Red Army Faction (RAF).
The shooting fermented support for the students' anti-Vietnam movement and aparamilitary group was formed, the Red Army Faction (RAF), which terrorised Berlin for a decade.
MILITANT Ulrike Meinhof (Martina Gedeck), one of the founding members of the Red Army Faction.
Mohnhaupt has served 24 years of a life sentence for her role in nine murders as a leader of the notorious left-wing Marxist-terrorist group the Red Army Faction (RAF).
A GERMAN court yesterday approved parole for one of the last jailed members of the Red Army Faction, in a case that has helped revive painful memories of the terrorist group's 1970s heyday.
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.
The history of the Red Army Faction may seem on first glance a closed book, not least because this terrorist organization announced its dissolution in 1998.
Most tellingly of all, the East German-backed terrorist group known as the Red Army Faction began systematically murdering executives of West German companies doing SDI research.
Such surveillance led to the 1998 capture in France of Hans-Joachim Klein, a former leftist Red Army Faction terrorist group member.
back cover) The 160 pages of Part II, "Going Underground," are the most autobiographical, as we learn there about her involvement in prison rights and international solidarity movements, growing interest in urban guerillas, support work in Paris for Germany's Red Army Faction, and move from Toronto to Vancouver, where she joined a small network of anarchists.
Emiko Akagi, whose husband was allegedly involved in the 1970 hijacking of a Japan Airlines (JAL) plane to North Korea by the Red Army Faction, was released on bail Tuesday during her trial on passport violation charges.