Brigate Rosse


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Noun1.Brigate Rosse - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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From Ireland's Irish Republican Army to Spain's Basque separatist group Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, from France's Action Directe to Germany's Rote Armee Fraktion, to Italy's Brigate Rosse and the Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari, violent extremist political cells were almost the norm.
Ruth Glynn (one of the editors of the volume) authors Chapter 4, 'Moro as Figure of Speech: The Displaced Confessions of the Women of the Brigate Rosse.
The objective of the organization was to revive armed struggle against the established order, pursuing the strategy which had been adopted by the Brigate Rosse (Red Brigade).
Not to mention billions of dollars spent and thousands killed globally as result of his direct involvement in supporting and funding independent and radical movements like the Irish Republican Army (IRA), Italian Brigate Rosse, (BR), South Sudan Liberation Movement, Sudan Justice and Equality movement, Polisario Front in Western Sahara, Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines and many others.
The 'family album', mentioned by Rossana Rossanda, who highlighted the similarities between the language of the Brigate Rosse (Red Brigades; BR) and that of the communist party of the 1950s, suggests wider implications.
For much of the decade, Italy was transformed into an armed camp as the police forces fought desperately and brutally against the elusive and efficient Brigate rosse (Red Brigades) organisation of intellectual Marxist urban guerrillas, which seemed capable of striking at will.
In Mara, Renato, e io: storia dei fondatori delle Brigate Rosse ("Mara, Renato, and I: The History of the Founders of the Red Brigades," 1988), he described his longing for Communism in its purest and most absolute form.