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Cablegate: Visas Viper Submission

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 MADRID 003077

SIPDIS

VISAS VIPER

DEPT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/IC/TIPOFF

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS KVPR PTER ASEC CMGT PINR PREL SP
(ALTUNA IJURCO, HAYMAR ET AL)
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER SUBMISSION


1. POST WISHES TO SUBMIT AND/OR UPDATE THE FOLLOWING
NAMES AND INFORMATION TO CLASS IN ACCORDANCE WITH VIPER
PROCEDURES:

2. DAILY SPANISH PRESS OF AUG. 7, 2004 REPORTED THAT
THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED BY THE
SPANISH COUNTERTERRORISM POLICE AS THE SUSPECTED
MEMBERS OF THE TERRORIST ORGANIZATION ETA THAT COULD BE
PREPARING TERRORIST ATTACKS IN SOME TOURIST AREAS OF
SPAIN. THE POLICE HAVE PUBLISHED AND DISTRIBUTED THE
PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE ALLEGED SUSPECTS.

3. NAME: ALTUNA IJURCO, HAYMAR

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: SEP. 2, 1976, IBARRA, GUIPUZCOA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE
- WANTED FOR TERRORIST RELATED CRIMES. AT THE
BEGINNING OF JULY 2004, HE WAS IDENTIFIED BY POLICE
WHEN TRAVELING ON A TRAIN TO VALENCIA AND AFTERWARDS HE
SHOWED A FALSE IDENTIFICATION CARD. HOWEVER, HE MANAGED
TO ESCAPE.

4. NAME: MENDIZABAL MUGICA, IDOIA

- ALIAS: "ILARGI"
- GENDER: FEMALE
- DPOB: JUNE 19, 1977, LAZKAO, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE
- IN 1998, SHE WAS ARRESTED AND RECEIVED A SENTENCE
FOR THROWING MOLOTOV COCKTAILS AGAINST A BASQUE POLICE
OFFICER'S HOUSE. SHE SERVED IN PRISON FOR FIVE MONTHS
AND WAS CONDITIONALY RELEASED. ACCORDING TO BASQUE
POLICE, IN 2001, SHE JOINED THE ETA'S "COMMANDO
VIZCAYA" AS AN ACTIVE MEMBER UNTIL 2003. THIS COMMANDO
IS ALLEGEDLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MURDER IN BILBAO,
SPAIN OF SPANISH JUDGE JOSE MARIA LIDON.

5. NAME: RIPOLL ESTARTA, INIGO

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: AUG. 3, 1975, BILBAO, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE
- IN 2002, HE RENTED AN APARTMENT, WHICH WAS USED AS
A SAFE HOUSE BY OTHER ETA'S ACTIVIST MEMBERS. IN 2003,
HE FLED TO FRANCE. ON JULY 10, 2003 THE SPANISH
NATIONAL COURT ISSUED A WARRANT OF ARREST FOR INIGO
RIPOLL FOR MEMBERSHIP IN A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION.

6. NAME: LOPEZ MONGE, ANA

- GENDER: FEMALE
- DPOB: FEB. 18, 1971, BILBAO, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE
- THE SPANISH COURT ISSUED A WARRANT OF ARREST FOR
LOPEZ MONGE FOR MEMBERSHIP IN A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION.
HER TERRORIST CURRICULUM IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF EMILIO
RIPOLL'S IN PREVIOUS PARAGRAPH, MAINLY BASED ON
LOGISTICS.

7. NAME: SUBERVIOLA ZUMALDE, INIGO

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: MAY 25, 1979, SAN SEBASTIAN, GUIPUZCOA,
SPAIN
- CLASS: POSITIVE UNDER FIRST NAME IGOR
- HE WAS ARRESTED ON MARCH 6, 2001 AND ACCUSED OF
MEMBERSHIP IN A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION AND OF
ORGANIZING STREET VIOLENCE. AT THAT TIME HE WAS A
LEADERSHIP MEMBER OF THE OUTLAWED YOUTH BASQUE RADICAL
NATIONALIST ORGANIZATION "HAIKA", RESPONSIBLE FOR
NUMEROUS EPISODIES OF STREET VIOLENCE AND ALLEGEDLY
PART OF ETA'S NETWORK. SUBERVIOLA WAS LATER RELEASED ON
A EUROS 30,000 BAIL AND FLED. THE SPANISH NATIONAL
COURT THEN ISSUED A WARRANT OF ARREST AND IMPRISONMENT
ON INIGO SUBERVIOLA.

8. NAME: GARMENDIA MARIN, OIHANA

- GENDER: FEMALE
- DPOB: JUNE 26, 1976, BARAKALDO, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE
- ON MAY 5TH AND 27TH, 2003, THE SPANISH NATIONAL
COURT ISSUED TWO WARRANT OF ARREST FOR GARMENDIA, FOR
MEMBERSHIP AND COLLABORATION WITH A TERRORIST
ORGANIZATION. SPANISH POLICE BELIEVE GARMENDIA WAS AT
SOME POINT PART OF ETA'S RECRUITMENT NETWORK.

MANZANARES

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