ETA members arrested in London
Police are searching a west London address after the arrest of two members of the Basque separatist group Eta, one of whom has been convicted for 22 killings, the Spanish interior ministry said on Friday, the Guardian reports.
Antonio Troitino, 55, and 39-year-old Ignacio Lerin Sanchez were arrested over alleged terrorist offences in Spain at around 4am on Friday, the Metropolitan police said.
Five suspected Eta members have been arrested this week in France, Spain and Britain as part of a joint crackdown on the group, the Spanish ministry announced.
“The events held on April 24 on the Armenian Genocide centennial served the main purposes set: raising the international awareness of the Armenian Genocide, formation of public opinion and mobilization to condemn and fight against genocides as crimes against humanity,” the letter highlights.
At least 32 political activists and aid volunteers were killed in a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s district of Suruç on July 20, right before they were due to cross the border to help with rebuilding the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.
Şeyh Abdurrahman Alagöz, a 20-year-old university student registered in Adıyaman province, has been identified as the suicide bomber who carried out the deadly July 20 attack at a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s Suruç district, which killed at least 32 activists planning to cross the border to help rebuild the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.