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Spain's coalition government to prosecute Franco-era crimes

International

Spanish left in parliamentary push to investigate Franco-era crimes

Spain in 1977 passed an amnesty law pardoning political crimes committed during the conflict.

Reuters18/11/2021 10:00

Spain's coalition government to prosecute Franco-era crimes

Spain's coalition government to prosecute Franco-era crimes

Spain's coalition government to prosecute Franco-era crimes.

JUAN MEDINA

The bill will create two official remembrance days to honour the victims and the exiled, and an official registry of the victims will be set up.

International

Spain's Democratic Memory bill to honour dictatorship victims

The bill will create two official remembrance days to honour the victims and the exiled, and an official registry of the victims will be set up.

Reuters25/07/2021 10:37

A local worker removes a statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in Spain

A local worker removes a statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in Spain

A local worker removes a statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in Spain

JESUS BLASCO DE AVELLANEDA

A local worker removes a statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco in Spain

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Last statue of dictator Franco removed in 'historic day' for Spain

The statue, erected three years after Franco's death in 1978, commemorated his role as commander of the Spanish Legion in the Rif War.

Reuters24/02/2021 10:40

Valley of the Fallen

Exhumation

Divided over dictator, Spain to exhume Franco's remains

Dictator's bones to be reburied today in family vault, in the Mingorrubio cemetery north of Madrid.

Reuters24/10/2019 11:17

Francisco Franco's tomb at the Valley of the Fallen

Exhumation

Spain will exhume dictator Francisco Franco's remains on Thursday

The location of Franco's tomb continues to fracture Spanish opinion with 43% in favour of the move.

Reuters21/10/2019 13:01

Valley of the Fallen, Madrid

Exhumation

Spain to shut mausoleum ahead of dictator Franco's exhumation

Operational details will only be released to family members and the media 48 hours before the disinterment.

Reuters12/10/2019 10:47