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Notorious 'Carlos' Receives His Third Life Sentence

He is convicted of tossing a grenade into a Paris shopping area in 1974

(Newser) - The man known as "Carlos the Jackal" has been convicted in a French court of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced to life in prison for the third time, the AP reports. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving two life sentences in... 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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