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NEW RELEASE: Remembering the Armed Struggle: My Time with the Red Army Faction

Available for pre-order. Shipping in late March. Margrit Schiller was an early member of the Red Army Faction, the West German urban guerrilla group. In 1971 she was captured and charged with a murder she did not commit, and upon her release she returned to the underground, being captured again …

Helmut Pohl and Rolf Clemens Wagner ¡presente!

Over the past seven months, two former members of the Red Army Faction have died. To learn more about Rolf Clemens Wagner and Helmut Pohl, and also to read recollections of their comrade and friend Ron Augustin, see the following on the germanguerilla website: Rolf Clemens Wagner, 1944-2014 Helmut Pohl, 1943-2014 …

Christa Eckes – Honor Her Memory!

The first time Christa Eckes made the news was back in 1970, when as a teenager growing up in the West German city of Hamburg she was expelled from high school for starting a political action group. The “Basisgruppe LS-Schülerinnen” (LS Students Grassroots Group) was said to have distributed leaflets, …

A Statement and a Poem for Christa Eckes

Former RAF member Christa Eckes died of cancer on Wednesday, May 23, in Karlsruhe, Germany. (To read more about Christa, click here.) The following is a statement by Ronald Augustin and a poem by Gisela Dutzi, regarding their comrade and friend:ron: christa and i, we failed to meet each other …

[May 14 in Toronto] From Protest to Resistance: West Germany’s Red Army Faction in the 1970s and 1980s

The Red Army Faction was one of the best known, and most vilified, urban guerilla organizations of the Cold War period. Emerging from West Germany’s radical student movement in the 1960s, the RAF bombed U.S. military bases and police stations, carried out kidnappings and bank robberies, and assassinated financial, military, …

Child Sexual Abuse, Psy Ops, and the Red Army Faction

The following by André oncourt and J. Smith, authors of The Red Army Faction: A Documentary History Volume 1: Projectiles for the People… On May 11, 2010, Anja Röhl – the stepdaughter of Ulrike Meinhof, a founding member of the Red Army Faction – released a public statement describing sexual …

Moncourt and Smith on the Recent Statement by Some Former RAF Members

The following was written by André Moncourt and J. Smith, to provide some context for North American readers to the recent statement by some former members of the Red Army Faction. Moncourt and Smith are the co-editors and translators of The Red Army Faction, A Documentary History Volume 1: Projectiles …

Statement by Former RAF Members: A Note Regarding the Current Situation

The following was recently released some former members of the Red Army Faction. The translation was provided by the comrades in question. The Red Army Faction was an important urban guerilla organization active in developing armed opposition to imperialism in West Germany between 1970 and 1998 (for more information see …

The Red Army Faction on the Jeff Farrias Show

Andre Moncourt and J. Smith, co-editors and co-authors of The Red Army Faction A Documentary history Volume 1: Projectiles for the People, were interviewed earlier this week on the Jeff Farrias show about their book, and the RAF and armed struggle in general. You can listen to their interview by …