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“Eco-Terrorists” Go On Trial in Switzerland

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Three accused eco-terrorists went on trial in Switzerland’s highest criminal court Tuesday for their involvement in an alleged plot to blow up an IBM research center near Zurich. The trial for Costantino Alfonso Ragusa, his wife Silvia Ragusa Guerini and their Swiss friend Luca “Billy” Cristos Bernasconi opened one hour late due to the security […]

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German Court Paroles Red Army Terrorist Hogefeld

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A German court in Frankfurt has granted parole to Birgit Hogefeld, the last member of the Red Army Faction terror group still serving time in jail. The court made the announcement Friday, commuting her life sentence after she served 18 years in prison. The 54-year-old Hogefeld was arrested and convicted in 1993 and sentenced to […]

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