Trial Begins in France of “Carlos the Jackal” for Four Attacks in 1980s

By Geraldine Cook
November 08, 2011

The Venezuelan Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, alias “Carlos the Jackal,” went on trial on November 7 in a special court in Paris for four “acts of terrorism” committed in France in the 1980s that left 11 dead and more than 140 injured.