Tumblelog by Soup.io
Newer posts are loading.
You are at the newest post.
Click here to check if anything new just came in.

April 14 2010

08:25

Guardian: Spanish court clears newspaper bosses of ETA links

A Spanish court yesterday threw out a case against executives from Basque newspaper Egunkaria, accused of belonging to the terrorist group ETA.

Five newspaper executives, including the paper’s editor, were accused of links to the terrorist group and the paper was closed in 2003 after allegations that it was part-funded by ETA and followed instructions from the group.

But judges in court yesterday suggested that Judge Juan del Olmo, who had ordered the paper’s closure, had “overstepped the limits of his powers and that prejudice against the Basque language had played a part in the prosecution”.

Full story at this link…

Similar Posts:



(PRO)
No Soup for you

Don't be the product, buy the product!

close
YES, I want to SOUP ●UP for ...