Thousands march in Bilbao for return of ETA prisoners

Families of the convicts, who are dispersed across 73 prisons in France and Spain, led the march in the Basque region's most populous cityTens of thousands protested in Bilbao, northern Spain calling for the return of more than 400 prisoners linked to the Basque separatist group ETA who are being held outside the region. Families of the convicts, who are dispersed across 73 prisons in France and Spain, led the march in the Basque region’s most populous city. A banner called for “Basque prisoners in the Basque country” while the crowd chanted for those being held to be brought home.

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