Search

 

Cablegate: Visas Viper Submission

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS MADRID 003889

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
(GOTI ARANGUREN, JOSE ANGEL ET AL)
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER SUBMISSION

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

2. THE SPANISH DAILY NEWSPAPER "EL PAIS" ON SEPTEMBER
30, 2004, REPORTED THAT THE SPANISH NATIONAL POLICE
(SNP) ARRESTED FIVE SUSPECTED ETA MEMBERS IN VIZCAYA
AND LEON, SPAIN. THE ARRESTED ARE ALLEGEDLY MEMBERS OF
THE ORGANIZATION LOGISTICS NETWORK. THE RAIDS WERE
CONDUCTED AS A RESULT OF THE INVESTIGATION OF THE
DOCUMENTS SEIZED DURING THE ARREST OF IBON FERNANDEZ DE
IRADI, THE ALLEGED ETA LOGISTICS NETWORK LEADER, IN
2002. ACCORDING TO POLICE, THE FIVE DETAINED ARE PART
OF THE ORGANIZATION'S INFRASTRUCTURE THAT ASSISTED ETA
MEMBERS TO FLEE AND RE-ENTER SPAIN. DURING THE RAIDS
POLICE SEIZED DOCUMENTS, COMPUTER DISCS, DIARIES, NOTE
BOOKS, ETC, THE CONTENTS OF WHICH ARE NOW BEING
ANALYZED.

3. NAME: GOTI ARANGUREN, JOSE ANGEL

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: FEB. 15, 1974, BILBAO, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

4. NAME: ALVAREZ PEREZ, JOSU

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: SEP. 15, 1974, BASAURI, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

5. NAME: IBARRA URQUIJO, AMAIA

- GENDER: FEMALE
- DPOB: JUL. 7, 1976, BILBAO, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

6. NAME: ELEJEAGA ANGULO, OSCAR

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: JUL. 2, 1973, BILBAO, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE

7. NAME: GANUZA MURGUIONDO, FRANCISCO JAVIER

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: OCT. 18, 1969, BILBAO, VIZCAYA, SPAIN
- CLASS: NEGATIVE
- GANUZA WAS PREVIOUSLY ARRESTED IN 1991 AND 1994
FOR COLLABORATION WITH A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION.

8. PRESS REPORTS OF OCT. 3, 2004, INDICATE THAT DURING
FIRST COURT PROCEEDINGS, THE EXAMINING JUDGE ORDERED
THE UNCONDITIONAL IMPRISONMENT FOR ALL EXCEPT JOSE
MANUEL GOTI ARANGUREN, WHO WAS SUBSEQUENTLY RELEASED.

ARGYROS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 



UN: Visionary ‘Blue Transformation’ Strategy To Enhance Underwater Food Systems

Record levels of fisheries and aquaculture production are making a critical contribution to global food security, the UN Ocean Conference under way in Lisbon, Portugal, heard on Wednesday...
More>>
Abu Akleh Shooting: Fatal Shot Came From Israeli Forces, Says OHCHR
Israeli forces were behind the fatal shooting of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the West Bank - not indiscriminate Palestinian firing - the UN human rights office, OHCHR, alleged on Friday... More>>


Ethiopia: Conflict, Drought, Dwindling Food Support, Threatens Lives Of 20 Million

Hunger is tightening its grip on more than 20 million Ethiopians who are facing conflict in the north, drought in the south and dwindling food and nutrition support beginning next month, the UN food relief agency warned on Thursday... More>>


UN Ocean Conference: Opens With Call For Urgent Action To Tackle Ocean Emergency
With climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution exacting a devastating toll on the world’s ocean — critical to food security, economic growth and the environment... More>>

World Vision: Deeply Concerned For Thousands Affected By Afghanistan Quake
World Vision is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan in the wake of a powerful earthquake in the early hours of this morning... More>>



Malaysia: UN Experts Welcome Announcement To Abolish Mandatory Death Penalty

UN human rights experts* today commended an announcement made by the Malaysian government that it will abolish the country’s mandatory death penalty and encouraged Parliament to take concrete steps to pass the agreement into law... More>>