Friday, June 1, 2012

Follow-up, Italian Kneecapping: "Armed extremists are targeting nuclear and nanotechnology workers."

Following up on May 11ths "Italian anarchists kneecap nuclear executive and threaten more shootings".
From the Journal Nature:

A loose coalition of eco-anarchist groups is increasingly launching violent attacks on scientists.
A group calling itself the Olga Cell of the Informal Anarchist Federation International Revolutionary Front has claimed responsibility for the non-fatal shooting of a nuclear-engineering executive on 7 May in Genoa, Italy. The same group sent a letter bomb to a Swiss pro-nuclear lobby group in 2011; attempted to bomb IBM’s nanotechnology laboratory in Switzerland in 2010; and has ties with a group responsible for at least four bomb attacks on nanotechnology facilities in Mexico. Security authorities say that such eco-anarchist groups are forging stronger links....MUCH MORE