Hasier Arraiz, front, president of the new pro independence Basque party, Sortu, gestures during the inaugural congress, in Pamplona northern Spain on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Sortu was launched formally Saturday, eight months after the Constitutional Court said Sortu could come into existence because it was different to the outlawed Batasuna. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Photo by: Alvaro Barrientos

Hasier Arraiz, front, president of the new pro independence Basque party, Sortu, gestures during the inaugural congress, in Pamplona northern Spain on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Sortu was launched formally Saturday, eight months after the Constitutional Court said Sortu could come into existence because it was different to the outlawed Batasuna. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)