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Spain court sentences ETA leader to 105 years for ordering murder
A Spanish court on Friday sentenced a former military leader of the Basque separatist group ETA , Francisco Javier Garcia Gatzelu, alias Txapote, to 105 years in prison for ordering the murder of Socialist politician Fernando Buesa and his bodyguard (More)
ETA prisoners call for end to separatist violence in Spain
The Collective of Basque Political Prisoners (EPPK) on Friday released a statement supporting the 2010 Guernica agreement and called for the Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) to commit to a permanent truce. The EPPK is comprised of 700 Spanish and Fren (More)
Spain court sentences former Basque separatist leader for terrorism
The Spanish National Court on Thursday sentenced a former Basque separatist to 10 years in prison for terrorism and trying to resurrect a banned political wing of Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) [GlobalSecurity backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. The c (More)
Spain denies legal status to new Basque political party
The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday denied legal status to new political party, Sortu, in response to the government's concerns that its links to the Basque separatist group ETA [Global Security backgrounder; JURIST news archive] had not been co (More)
France court sentences Basque separatist leader to 20 years
A French court on Friday sentenced former Basque separatist leader Mikel Albizu Iriarte to 20 years in prison. Iriarte, also known as "Antza," was the leader of ETA [GlobalSecurity backgrounder; JURIST news archive], an organization blamed for the d (More)
France court sentences Basque separatist leader in absentia
A French appeals court on Wednesday sentenced former Basque separatist leader, Jose Antonio Urrutikoetxea, to seven years in prison for association with a terrorist organization. Urrutikoetxea is a former member of the Basque regional parliament and (More)
Spain court convicts three Basque separatist group members of terrorism
The Spanish National Court on Friday convicted three members of the Basque separatist group ETA [GlobalSecurity backgrounder; JURIST news archive] on charges relating to a 2006 bombing in Madrid. Mattin Sarasola, Igor Portu, and Mikel San Sebastian (More)
France prosecutors file terrorism charges against suspected Basque separatist leader
French prosecutors on Friday filed preliminary terrorism charges against the suspected leader of the Basque separatist group ETA [GlobalSecurity backgrounder; JURIST news archive], along with two other people who are believed to be senior members of (More)
Spain court sentences former Basque separatist leader for promoting terrorism
The Spanish National Court on Tuesday sentenced a former Basque separatist party leader to two years in prison for promoting terrorism. The court found [El Pais report, in spanish] that comments made during a 2005 speech by Arnaldo Otegi, a former (More)
Basque separatist leader arrested in France
The Interior Ministry of Spain said Sunday that it has taken into custody the suspected leader of the Basque separatist group ETA , along with two other people who are believed to be senior members of the group. Ibon Gogeascoechea Arronategui and t (More)