Befreiungsausschuss Südtirol, BAS#
Befreiungsausschuss Suedtirol, BAS, (approx. Liberation Committee South Tyrol), an organisation fighting for a greater degree of autonomy for the German minority group in South Tyrol. To this end, members of the group organised bomb attacks from 1960 onwards (January 29, 1960, in Waidbruck, March 17 in Bozen/Bolzano, the so-called "fire night" on June 12, 1961). Many members were arrested in May 1960.