The only Basque-language newspaper of the world, Euskaldunon Egunkaria, has been closed. 10 people have been arrested by the Guardia Civil under the accusation of supporting an armed group. Among them, the director of Egunkaria, and several intellectuals and journalists well known and respected in the circles of Basque cultura and language-support groups. Allegations that these people and Egunkaria are "part of ETA´s terrorist band" are pure fabrications.
Sustatu.com is a Basque-language news weblog. However, we've started this English language thread for messages related to the closure of Euskaldunon Egunkaria. Also a special page about Egunkaria
Euskaldunon Egunkaria´s website (www.egunkaria.com) has also been shutdown, but journalists have joined to creare a substitute which is in the streets today (called, provisionally, Egunero, everyday ) and is also online at:
Other related links: