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British tourists to be targeted by ETA in Spain

Report yesterday in The Times...

Eta, the Basque separatist group, has threatened to attack British tourists and second-home buyers in the French Basque Country for destroying the region’s culture and heritage.
In an interview with Gara, a newspaper sympathetic to the separatist cause, two masked members said thatuewere part of a wave of colonisation that was eradicating the traditional Basque way of life and language.
An Eta commander, using the alias Gaeuko, said: “If these things do not change, these oppressed territories will become leisure areas for the English, for Parisians and people from Bordeaux.”
With the summer tourist season moving towards its height, the threat from the terrorist organisation will spread alarm among Britons heading to Biarritz and other resorts in southwest France.

Basque separatists Eta targets British second-home buyers and tourists - Times Online
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