September 21, 2021

Correct: French court acquits separatist Basque ETA leader Jose Ternira – Expat guide for France

A Paris court on Wednesday acquitted former Basque separatist leader Jos Ternراra of involvement in a criminal organization, citing insufficient evidence in the case.

The ruling overturned a sentence and an eight-year prison sentence in 2017, when Ternierra, a historic leader of the Basque Country’s independence-seeking ETA group, was tried in absentia after fleeing authorities.

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