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.
Five years later, he supported Special Branch during the arrest of Astrid Proll, a fugitive member of the Baader-Meinhof gang
of German revolutionaries.
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.
RAF, also called the Baader-Meinhof gang
, waged a violent terrorist campaign against the West German state and especially U.
Are either the same as revolutionary terrorist groups such as the Baader-Meinhof Gang
of West Germany or the Weather Underground in the United States.
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.
Ulrike Meinhof, one of the founders of the terrorist Baader-Meinhof Gang
, said, "Auschwitz meant that six million Jews were killed .
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.