member Astrid Proll was arrested in London.
Critics of radical chic feminized the notion with the (admittedly clever) label "Prada Meinhof"--a play on the alternative appellation for RAF's first generation: the Baader-Meinhof Gang
Then, the IRA, Red Brigade in Italy and Baader-Meinhof Gang
in Germany carried out much more widespread violence than today.
1975: A stand-off at the West German embassy in Stockholm ends in violence as the Baader-Meinhof gang
blows up the building.
Former member of the Red Army Faction, known in its early days as the Baader-Meinhof gang
Christof Wackernagel will be on a panel of experts speaking at the debate.
On the one hand: marriage, a PhD, going to work in Uganda, children, and a great job; on the other: widespread social and industrial strife, three-day weeks, unburied bodies, nuclear superpower tensions, the Red Brigades and the Baader-Meinhof Gang
, wars everywhere, and famine, dreadful fashions, digital watches, dubious music, instant mashed potato, and the emergence of global concerns about the environment.
Later waves of fashion in terrorism included the European, Latin American and Japanese "urban terrorist" movements of the 1970s and 80s -- Baader-Meinhof Gang
in Germany, Red Brigades in Italy, Montoneros in Argentina, Japanese Red Army and so on -- none of which has any political success at all.
Older readers may recall Germany's Baader-Meinhof Gang
of murderers and Italy's Red Brigades or the violent riots by French students, which soon drew the support of French workers, shook Paris in 1968, and contributed to President de Gaulle's departure from power in 1969.
1978: German terror suspect arrested in UK Astrid Proll, one of the most wanted members of the West German Baader-Meinhof gang
, has been detained in London.
They demanded that Israel release 234 Palestinian prisoners and Germany release the two founding members of the Baader-Meinhof Gang
RAF, also called the Baader-Meinhof gang
, waged a violent terrorist campaign against the West German state and especially U.
Indeed, the notion of a "war on terror" in reply was misguided in part because it allowed people to think that Al-Qaeda was just another terrorist group like the IRA, the Baader-Meinhof Gang
, or the Red Brigades.