Definitions for japanese red army
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Japanese Red Army, JRA, Anti-Imperialist International Brigade(noun)
a terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists
"in 1972 the Japanese Red Army was responsible for a massacre at an airport in Israel"
Japanese Red Army
The Japanese Red Army was a communist militant group founded by Fusako Shigenobu early in 1971 in Lebanon. After the Lod airport massacre, it sometimes called itself Arab-JRA. The JRA's stated goals were to overthrow the Japanese government and the monarchy, as well as to start a world revolution. The group was also known as the Anti-Imperialist International Brigade, Holy War Brigade, and the Anti-War Democratic Front.
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