Red Army Faction


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Red Army Faction

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for the Baader-Meinhof Gang
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Noun1.Red Army Faction - a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998
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
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Death in the Shape of a Young Girl: Women's Political Violence in the Red Army Faction
Three members of the defunct radical leftist Red Army Faction carried out a failed armed robbery last year to finance their life on the run, German prosecutors believe.
He was also hailed for being tough against the ultra-left Red Army Faction which carried out a wave of bombings and kidnappings.
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.
He particularly focuses on representations of the traumatic pasts associated with the crimes of the Nazis as well as the violence of the Red Army Faction in West Germany in the 1970s.
A court in Germany has sentenced a former leading member of the far-left Red Army Faction (RAF) to four years in prison in connection with the murder of a prominent prosecutor in 1997.
Welcome to West Berlin, 1967:' From the jacket copy onward, Ada Wilson's Red Army Faction Blues makes its contemporary relevance known.
Seen, but not heard, is Dennis Adams's "Lullaby" (2004), based on an Eric Clapton record found inside the prison cell of Red Army Faction leader andreas Baader after his alleged suicide in 1977.
This feature debut by eminent documaker Andres Veiel ("Black Box BRD") strains to distinguish itself in the shadow of two other major films about Red Army Faction figures, 2002's "Baader" and 2008's "The Baader Meinhof Complex.
The dark Hungarian tale "The Turin Horse," shot in black and white, and "If Not Us, Who," a nuanced portrayal of the birth of the German guerilla Red Army Faction
A Red Army Faction member who defected to North Korea after hijacking an airliner in 1970 will get ready next year to file a suit together with the two wives of other members seeking their removal from an international wanted list for their alleged involvement in Pyongyang's abduction of Japanese nationals, according to a Tokyo-based human rights group.
BEIJING - A Red Army Faction member who defected to North Korea after hijacking an airliner in 1970 will get ready next year to file a suit together with the two wives of other members seeking their removal from an international wanted list for their alleged involvement in Pyongyang's abduction of Japanese nationals, according to a Tokyo-based human rights group.