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Basque leader says Eta terror deaths ‘should never have happened’
Arnaldo Otegi’s statement before 10th anniversary of end of campaign goes further than previous apologies

Sam Jones in Madrid

18, Oct, 2021 @1:10 PM

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How Spanish writer's novel about Eta terror campaign became global hit
As HBO series based on Fernando Aramburu’s Patria begins, author says his goal was to document a shared horror

Sam Jones in Madrid

25, Sep, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Separatism and the rule of law in Spain | Letters
Letters: The majority of Spaniards are voiceless in discussions about Catalonia in the English-speaking media, writes León Fernando Del Canto. Arnaldo Otegi is wrong to claim that Spain is repressive, writes Ben Casement-Stoll


30, Oct, 2019 @6:18 PM

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Mass trial of Basque activists in Spain ends with plea deal
Defendants accused of Eta membership in case alleged by critics to be politically driven

Eoin Wilson

16, Sep, 2019 @11:41 AM

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Eta’s armed struggle is no more. Now Spain must end its brutality | Arnaldo Otegi
The end of the Basque group does not mean the end of its struggle. It’s time an unrepentant state embraced democracy, writes Euskal Herria Bildu general coordinator Arnaldo Otegi

Arnaldo Otegi

17, May, 2018 @10:51 AM

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Spanish PM says Eta's crimes will not go unpunished
Disbanded group has gained nothing from decades of deadly violence, Mariano Rajoy says

Sam Jones in Madrid

04, May, 2018 @1:10 PM

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From Eta to the IRA, making peace means talking to the enemy | Jonathan Powell
Just as in Northern Ireland, it is thanks to political leaders in Spain engaging with Eta that the terrorist group has now disbanded, says former chief British negotiator on Northern Ireland Jonathan Powell

Jonathan Powell

04, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Basque separatist group Eta announces dissolution
Militant group responsible for more than 800 deaths says it has ‘dissolved all its structures’

Sam Jones in Madrid

02, May, 2018 @4:11 PM

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'We are truly sorry': Eta apologises for four decades of deadly violence
Basque separatist group bears ‘direct responsibility’ for deaths of at least 800 people in name of nationhood struggle

Sam Jones in Madrid

20, Apr, 2018 @9:23 AM

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Basque bar fight trial tests 10 years of fragile peace in the region
Spanish high court to rule on whether pub punch-up with off-duty police was drunken scuffle or terror attack

Pascale Davies in Madrid

14, Apr, 2018 @8:30 PM

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Terror hits home: Gabriela Ybarra on the family stories behind her novel
After her grandfather was assassinated by Basque separatists in 1977, Ybarra’s family never talked about it. Using fiction to fill in the gaps, debut novel The Dinner Guest is up for the Man Booker International prize

Richard Lea

11, Apr, 2018 @2:51 PM

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Basque terrorist group Eta to be dissolved in weeks says mediator
Founded as a cultural group Eta later embraced violence for more than 40 years killing more than 820 people

Stephen Burgen

02, Apr, 2018 @8:12 PM

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