Nineteen leaders of illegal Basque party jailed

8th October 2007, Comments 0 comments

8 October 2007, MADRID- AFP - A Spanish court ruled most of the leadership of the banned Basque separatist party Batasuna arrested last week over alleged links to ETA should be held in jail, a court spokesman announced.

8 October 2007

MADRID- AFP - A Spanish court ruled most of the leadership of the banned Basque separatist party Batasuna arrested last week over alleged links to ETA should be held in jail, a court spokesman announced.

Judge Baltasar Garzon followed the recommendation of prosecutors, who had asked that most of the 19 Batasuna leaders arrested be detained while the investigation into terrorism-related charges continued.

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