Carlos the Jackal

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Iran to Sue Hollywood Over Argo: Reports

Officials want to take on Hollywood over 'anti-Iran' film

(Newser) - Iran isn't kidding around when it comes to Argo: Displeased with the Oscar-winning film 's "unrealistic portrayal" of the country, authorities are planning to sue, according to Iranian media. A French lawyer is reportedly in Iran, discussing with officials how to move forward with suing Hollywood, the... More »

Carlos the Jackal Goes on Hunger Strike

Protests treatment in notorious maximum security prison

(Newser) - Carlos the Jackal has been on a hunger strike for a week to protest his treatment inside a French prison, and his health is worsening, reports the Daily Mail . A lawyer for the 62-year-old Venezuelan terrorist wrote in a letter that Carlos refuses to eat due to "the deliberate... More »

Carlos the Jackal Sues to Protect Image

From prison, terrorist claims life as his intellectual property

(Newser) - Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, the imprisoned international terrorist better known as Carlos the Jackal, is suing a French production company making a documentary about him, demanding final cut on the film. Ramírez argues that the film will violate his intellectual property rights to his “biographical image” unless... More »

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