Red Brigades

Italian militant group

The Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse) were an armed left-wing group from Italy. It acted in the 1970s and 1980s. They killed the former Prime Minister. The Center for International Security and Cooperation said the BR was a terrorist group.[1][2]

Largest crimesEdit

Here are some of the crimes done by the Red Brigades:[3]

1974 arrest of BR foundersEdit

In September 1974, the leaders were caught. They were given 18 years in confinement.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Scott Neuman (April 28, 2021). "French Police Arrest Extremist Red Brigades Members Sought By Italy". NPR. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  2. "Red Brigades". Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  3. "Major Attacks". Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation. Retrieved August 24, 2021.