Euskadi ta Askatasuna

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a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party

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Along with PKK, New Zealand government has designated Somalia-based Al Shabaab, Spain's Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA), and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) of Colombia as terrorist entities.
They begin by exploring the variety of patterns of internationalization involving groups primarily active at the local or national level, such as the Irish Republican Army, the Euskadi ta Askatasuna (Basque Homeland and Freedom), left-wing groups in Latin America, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Nepalese Maoists, and Kashmiri Islamists.
Attacks were, for the most part, limited to the Basque regions and Corsica (the report cites Euskadi Ta Askatasuna - ETA - in Spain,aseparatist terrorists in Corsica, and the rise of fundraising activities by the PKK in the EU related to the escalation of the terrorist campaign of Kurdish terrorists in Turkey).
ETA, which stands for Euskadi Ta Askatasuna in the Basque language, or Basque Homeland and Freedom, has long complained about the Spanish government's policy of dispersing prisoners to jails far from their hometowns and families.
Spain has a long history of terrorist bombings attributed to Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, or ETA, the Basque separatist movement.
Everyone's first thought was that it was the work of ETA, Euskadi ta Askatasuna, the terrorist wing of Basque separatist party, Euskal Herritarok or EH, who have killed some 800 people since their inception in the Franco era.
The judge in Spain's national court who ordered the newspaper's closure maintained that the company which published Egunkaria was created, financed and directed by the Basque armed group Eta, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna.
Miembro del grupo vasco Euskadi ta askatasuna (ETA), fue acusado del secuestro de un industrial en 1980 por el que cobro un millon de dolares de rescate --empleado para financiar atentados terroristas-- y acabo sentenciado a 27 anos de prision.
Fighting for a mixture of old-fashioned Marxism and secular nationalism, the group named Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (Basque Fatherland and Liberty) is still killing after forty years.
Asi, en 1959 nace la Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA), que significa "Pais Vasco en libertad".
ETA, is an acronym for Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, which translates as `Basque Homeland and Freedom'.
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