Basque Homeland and Freedom


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Related to Basque Homeland and Freedom: Euskadi ta Askatasuna, Basque language, Basque people
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Noun1.Basque Homeland and Freedom - a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees; "in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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Basque Fatherland and Liberty: Also known as Basque Fatherland and Freedom, Basque Homeland and Freedom, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna, Euskadi Ta Askatasun was founded by Basque Marxist rebels in 1959.
MADRID, Feb 21 (KUNA) -- The international commission of mediators, overseeing the ceasefire in Basque region, north Spain, on Friday announced that the separatist Basque Homeland and Freedom (ETA) laid down part of their guns and munitions.
ETA, which stands for Basque Homeland and Freedom, is classified as a terrorist group by the European Union, the Unites States and Spain.
Eta, which stands for Basque Homeland and Freedom in the Basque language, has killed more than 825 people since 1968.
The group, whose initials stand for Basque Homeland and Freedom, wants independence for the three-province Basque region in northern Spain.
1959 - Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (Eta), or Basque Homeland and Freedom, founded during dictatorship of General Franco.
Eta, which stands for Basque Homeland and Freedom, has waged a 34-year campaign for independence of the region of two million inhabitants in northern Spain.