Young Patriots (Basque Country)

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Young Patriots
Gazte Abertzaleak
Secretary General Ibon Garcia
Founded 1988 (1988)
Headquarters Portuetxe bidea, 23- 1º, 20018 Donostia
Ideology Leftism
Basque independence
Republicanism
Internationalism
Feminism
Mother party Eusko Alkartasuna
European affiliation Flag of Europe.svg European Free Alliance Youth (EFAy)
Country affiliation Flag of the Basque Country.svg Euskal Herria
Website Gazteabertzaleak.eus


Young Patriots (in Basque: Gazte Abertzaleak (GA)) is since 1988 the youth wing of the Basque political party Eusko Alkartasuna (EA). Gazte Abertzaleak is a founding member of the EFAY (Youth branch of the European Free Alliance).

Gazte Abertzaleak has an ideology in common with Eusko Alkartasuna, but assuming their own position on several issues due to the political autonomy they enjoy. GA is represented in the executive board of every local organization of EA, in regional organizations and its secretary general is full member of the national executive of the mother party Eusko Alkartasuna.

Their current secretary general is Asier Gomez, elected in november 2016.

Secretaries general[edit]

  • 1988-1990 – Sabin Arana
  • 1990-1992 – Fernando Velasco
  • 1992-1994 – Yon Goikoetxea
  • 1994-1996 – Jon Ander Arrieta
  • 1996-1998 – Peio Urizar
  • 1998-2002 – Martín Arámburu
  • 2002-2004 – Andoni Iturzaeta
  • 2004-2007 – Ibon Usandizaga
  • 2007-2008 – Harkaitz Millan
  • 2008-2009 – Alain Zamorano
  • 2009-2012 – Maider Carrere
  • 2012-2014 – Haritz Perez
  • 2014-2016 – Ibon Garcia
  • 2016-Today – Asier Gomez

Former members[edit]

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