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Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army

Der Spiegel reported the Danish Supreme Court has ruled six members of Denmark’s tee-shirt producing ‘Fighters+Lovers‘ group are guilty of supporting terrorism — but handed them all suspended sentences.

It started as an experiment in low-end radical chic — a business to “produce funky street wear” and send money to “freedom fighters” in various parts of the world. But Fighers+Lovers, a small Denmark-based activist group, stands accused of providing financial support to two armed terrorist organizations outside Denmark — the Palestinian Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC).

The group produced tee-shirts with PFLP and FARC logos, donating about €5 ($6.75) from each sale — or around 20 percent of the total price — to the two movements. 

My question is this – who the hell was paying €25 ($33.75) for a damn tee-shirt?

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