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The end of ETA…still?

Gesto por la Paz

It’s nearly two years since the terrorist group announced it was laying down its weapons. But recently there have been signs that real peace is yet to arrive in the Basque Country.

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Nazis?

Escrache.

Leading Spanish conservatives are comparing recent anti-eviction demonstrations with Hitler’s Germany. This betrays a poor grasp of history and weak political acumen.

April 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog | Read More »

Farewell to ETA’s destroyer of peace

Xabier López Peña, alias Thierry.

Xabier López Peña, one of the Basque separatist group’s most notorious figures of recent years, has died. His legacy was disastrous, but fortunately not lasting.

April 1st, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

March 11, again

Spain marks the ninth anniversary of the Madrid terrorist attacks.

March 11th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Bittersweet celebration for Basques a year after end of ETA’s violence

The Basque flag used by a matador during a bullfight in San Sebastián.

Gorka Landaburu has witnessed the brutality of the Basque Country’s troubles more closely than most. But his response is a lesson to those seeking a lasting peace in the region.

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

Clemency for ETA?

Iosu Uribetxebarria.

The proposed release of convicted killer Iosu Uribetxebarria on humanitarian grounds has revealed the raw anger that simmers on both sides of the Basque problem.

September 7th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

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