Red Army Faction

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Synonyms for Red Army Faction

a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany

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The Baader-Meinhof gang and Red Army Faction killed more than 30 people.
He's known Andreas Baader (of Baader-Meinhof fame) and Mother TeresaC*"
During a career in international terrorism lasting two decades, Ramirez is believed to have "freelanced" for Germany's Baader-Meinhof, the Turkish Popular Liberation Front, the Japanese Red Army, the Basque separatist group ETA and Italy's Red Brigades.
The United States has installed motion sensors along some remote border areas to detect anyone walking across the border, and that system did lead to the capture decades ago of a German Baader-Meinhof terrorist gang member trying to enter the US from Canada.
about the origins of the Baader-Meinhof Gang starring up-and-coming German actor August Diehl ("Salt").
Other members of the group - which was also known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang - have previously been handed jail sentences for the murders, but authorities have never been able to determine who fired the shots.
Baader-Meinhof chronicles the activities of this West German terrorist organization that officially existed from 1970 to 1998.
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).
The guerilla tactics in the pic are said to have been instructive for the Black Panthers, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, the Baader-Meinhof Gang, and even the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front.
It focuses on the German artist Gerhard Richter and his cycle of paintings on the life and death of the homegrown terrorists of the Baader-Meinhof group, October 18, 1977 (1988).
Jordan compiled a data set of 96 organizations, such as Hamas and Germany's 1970s-vintage Baader-Meinhof Gang, that experienced a total of 298 incidents of decapitation between 1945 and 2004.
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.
Whereas the latter present the theme using fictional accounts set in the present, The Baader Meinhof Complex (Uli Edel, 2008, Germany) focuses on the real-life exponents of political violence: the Baader-Meinhof Group (later known as the Red Army Faction or RAF).
Al Qaida is an organised terrorist group, similar to the extreme leftist groups in Europe during the eighties, including the German Baader-Meinhof Gang.
It purports to present the history of the Baader-Meinhof gang, also known as the Red Army Faction, which, after terrorizing West German society through the 1970s, did not cease fully to exist until the 1990s.