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September 7, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The armed Basque separatist group ETA planned to assassinate Spain's most famous judge, but officials took preventive security measures after receiving a tip from a police informant, a newspaper reported. Judge Baltasar Garzon, best known for seeking to try former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet but who has also led judicial attempts to smash ETA, learned of the plot last week, El Pais said, citing police and court sources.
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October 31, 2000 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A remote-control car bomb exploded in central Madrid during morning rush hour Monday, killing a military judge on the Supreme Court, his driver and police bodyguard in the bloodiest attack this year attributed to the Basque separatist group ETA. An additional 66 people were treated for injuries from the blast, which set fire to a passing city bus, ripped apart automobiles and blew out windows in dozens of apartment buildings in the affluent Arturo Soria area of northeastern Madrid.
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October 31, 2000 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A remote-control car bomb exploded in central Madrid during morning rush hour Monday, killing a military judge on the Supreme Court, his driver and police bodyguard in the bloodiest attack this year attributed to the Basque separatist group ETA. An additional 66 people were treated for injuries from the blast, which set fire to a passing city bus, ripped apart automobiles and blew out windows in dozens of apartment buildings in the affluent Arturo Soria area of northeastern Madrid.
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September 7, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The armed Basque separatist group ETA planned to assassinate Spain's most famous judge, but officials took preventive security measures after receiving a tip from a police informant, a newspaper reported. Judge Baltasar Garzon, best known for seeking to try former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet but who has also led judicial attempts to smash ETA, learned of the plot last week, El Pais said, citing police and court sources.
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March 29, 2009 | Sebastian Rotella
A high-profile Spanish judge has initiated a possible investigation of alleged torture and war crimes by half a dozen U.S. officials who created the legal framework for interrogations at Guantanamo, a senior Spanish official said Saturday.
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