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July 13, 1997 | From Associated Press
A young Basque politician whose kidnapping by Basque separatists provoked widespread outrage among Spaniards died early today, hours after he was found on a roadside shot twice in the head. Miguel Angel Blanco had been dumped on a rural road Saturday afternoon. Earlier in the day, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar led a demonstration of half a million people demanding his release.
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July 13, 1997 | From Associated Press
A young Basque politician whose kidnapping by Basque separatists provoked widespread outrage among Spaniards died early today, hours after he was found on a roadside shot twice in the head. Miguel Angel Blanco had been dumped on a rural road Saturday afternoon. Earlier in the day, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar led a demonstration of half a million people demanding his release.
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February 18, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
A ransom of about $2.2 million was paid for a kidnaped Spanish businessman held by Basque separatists for 84 days, officials said. Industrialist Adolfo Villoslada Martin, 49, was in good health after being held in a small room, apparently below ground, in Pamplona, 250 miles northeast of Madrid.
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February 18, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
A ransom of about $2.2 million was paid for a kidnaped Spanish businessman held by Basque separatists for 84 days, officials said. Industrialist Adolfo Villoslada Martin, 49, was in good health after being held in a small room, apparently below ground, in Pamplona, 250 miles northeast of Madrid.
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October 31, 1988
The Basque guerrilla group ETA released an industrialist after holding him captive for more than eight months in Spain's longest political kidnaping, police said. Emiliano Revilla, 60, a sausage manufacturer and real estate tycoon, walked to his home in Madrid after being set free by ETA (Basque Homeland and Freedom), which has been fighting since 1968 for independence for three Spanish provinces near the French border.
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October 31, 1988
The Basque guerrilla group ETA released an industrialist after holding him captive for more than eight months in Spain's longest political kidnaping, police said. Emiliano Revilla, 60, a sausage manufacturer and real estate tycoon, walked to his home in Madrid after being set free by ETA (Basque Homeland and Freedom), which has been fighting since 1968 for independence for three Spanish provinces near the French border.
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