The spokesperson for the Sare network to support ETA prisoners, Joseba Azkarraga, at a press conference.


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The spokesperson for the Sare network to support ETA prisoners, Joseba Azkarraga, at a press conference.

The Asociation Home and the citizen network Sare, of support to the prisoners of AND, have celebrated this Friday in Pamplona an act in which they have claimed the end of the “emergency measures” for ETA prisoners. The event took place in the Plaza de las Recoletas in Pamplona, ​​which was attended by around two hundred people who were placed in various lines. Some posters have been seen in favor of the rapprochement of the ETA prisoners and the slogan Euskal presoak etxera (The Basque prisoners home) has been chanted. On one stage, which had in the background a banner with the slogan Stop salbuespen neurriak (Stop measures of exception), they intervened Unai Ekiza Y Maite laborda, on behalf of Etxerat, who have recalled Asier Agiñako, Oier Gomez, José Ángel Ochoa de Eribe Y Antton Troitiño, ETA prisoners who were released after suffering serious illnesses and who have died in recent years. The most recent the case of Troitiño, which passed away on December 17. “Prison is the last place where someone can recover, be transferred properly and heal a serious illness”, have remarked the representatives of Etxerat, who have criticized “the cruelty towards the seriously ill” of the “exceptional prison policy” and that “it means that still 90 Basque prisoners and another 21 in the French State are in prisons far from Euskal Herria”. They have also criticized that it “systematically prevents grade progression.” For this reason, they have stressed the “urgent need to deactivate the emergency measures once and for all.” Izadi was also remembered in the act, “born in prison, currently living with her parents in prison in AranjuezIn this sense, this Thursday it became known that Penitentiary Institutions He has agreed to bring his mother to a prison in the Basque Country and grant the third degree to his father. Finally, Mikel Mundiñano, de Sare, has highlighted the “progress that is supposed to have managed to move the slab of a policy based on estrangement and exceptionality” and that “is the result of social push and the patient sewing of consensus”. And he pointed out that “the pending roadmap” goes through the “culmination of the transfer of Basque dams and prisoners to the prisons of the Basque Autonomous Community and Navarra, the assumption and exercise of powers by said communities; and the overcoming the obstacles that persist for the implementation of a plan of itineraries for the full reintegration of all prisoners in a reasonable time. ” He also recalled the rallies called on January 8 to demand “the return home of the prisoners” and “exiles”, and that will take place at 5:00 pm in different locations. Mundiñano has concluded by noting that, due to health measures, it has not been possible to end the act with a toast “for the return home of the prisoners, fled and deported” and for a new year “with hope, enthusiasm and strength” in the one that “let’s put everyone on the way home.”