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The ETA says it has completely dissolved, but Spain vows to prosecute the Basque fighters behind decades of violence

The Basque separatist group ETA publicly announced its dissolution on Thursday, ending a campaign against Spain that killed more than 850 people in more than four decades of bombing and shootings. In an open letter to the Basque people, ETA said they had "completely dismantled their structures" and would "no longer express political positions, promote initiatives or interact with other …

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What's next for Basque and Spain after the end of ETA?

MADRID – Following a violent 60-year struggle to create a Basque homeland in Spain with blood and bullets, the militant separatist group ETA says it has dismantled its organizational structure and "ended its journey" The Step Announced Wednesday is seen as the last step in the gradual disappearance of the group and the conclusion of one of the bloodiest nationalist …

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Basque survivors warn against forgetting the violence of ETA

A woman protects from the rain as she passes a wall and reads, "There is no barrier that denies the freedom of our country," in the small village of Hernani, Northern Spain, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The Dissolution The Basque militant group ETA, announced for this week, has revealed the scars of one of Europe's last violent conflicts. (Alvaro Barrientos) …

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Basque separatists due to dissolution

San Sebastián (Spain) (AFP) – After more than four decades of violence, ETA is reportedly planning its dissolution on Thursday with a filmed statement that could constitute one of the Basque separatist group's most wanted refugees. Created in 1959, at the height of Franc Franco's dictatorship, ETA conducted a ruthless campaign of killings and abductions in their fight for an …

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Eta: The Basque group dissolves, but leaves deep wounds on Spain

image copyright Getty Images Caption More than half of Etas' 800 victims were members of the Spanish Guardia Civil For Spain, this is the end of an era. The separatist group Eta has officially announced that it will disband almost exactly 50 years after the first victim. A ceremony will take place later this week in the town of Cambo-les-Bains …

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The Basque group Eta apologizes for the role in Spain conflict

image copyright Reuters Caption [196590000] 19659005] Basque armed forces Eta are expected to announce their dissolution next month The Basque armed organization Eta apologized to the victims of their decades-long war of independence just days before an expected declaration of dissolution. The group asked for "forgiveness" for killing people without "direct involvement in the conflict". Spain's government said Eta had …

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