France arrests ETA fugitive

French police Jan. 24 arrested accused ETA militant Eneko Galarraga near Bayonne. Police said Galarraga was not armed and did not resist. The Spanish news agency EFE said Galarraga, 27, has been wanted in Spain since 2002 when escaped to France after the breaking up of ETA’s “Zelatu” commando. The Basque pro-amnesty organization Askatasuna denounced the “repression [of] Basque political refugees” and accused France of “backing the Spanish strategy against the Basque independence movement.” (EiTB24, Jan. 24)

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