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Japanese Red Army

The Japanese Red Army (JRA) is an international terrorist group founded by Ms. Fusako Shigenobu in February 1971 after breaking away from Japanese Communist League - Red Army Faction, with close ties to the Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The group, having about 40 members at its height, once was one of the most feared guerrilla movements, spreading terror around the world over a period of 16 years.

Stated goals were to overthrow the Japanese Government and monarchy and to start a world revolution.

The group is also known as the Anti-Imperialist International Brigade (AIIB), Nippon Sekigun, Nihon Sekigun, Holy War Brigade, and the Anti-War Democratic Front.

Table of contents
1 Members
2 Terrorist activities
3 See Also


Terrorist activities

During the
1970s and 1980s JRA carried out a series of attacks around the world, including:

See Also