FBI

First Woman Put on the FBI's "Most Wanted Terrorists" List

Joanne Chesimard, a member of the Black Liberation Army, fled to Cuba in 1979

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A fugitive convicted killer has become the first woman to be put on the FBI's list of "Most Wanted Terrorists".

Joanne Chesimard, a member of the Black Liberation Army also known as Assata Shakur, fled to Cuba in 1979 after escaping from a prison where she was serving a life sentence for murder.

She is listed as a domestic terrorist on the FBI website, although she is not considered to pose a new threat.

There are rewards totalling $2m (£1.3m) for information leading to her capture.

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