20th September 2020

Lluís Companys

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Spain drafts bill of ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to redress victims and legacy of Franco regime

News Desk
The Spanish cabinet has approved a draft bill of the ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to ‘comprehensively redress the victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship’,
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Torra demands ‘solemn apology’ from Spain for execution of Lluís Companys

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In a televised address on Friday, on the eve of La Diada Nacional de Catalunya (Catalonia’s National Day), the Catalan president Quim Torra asked Spain for
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Spanish government calls meeting ‘show of affection’ to Catalonia

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The Spanish government described its controversial cabinet meeting in Barcelona as a ‘show of affection’ towards Catalonia, despite major protests by pro-independence groups that brought tight
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Franco exhumation: Spain passes decree

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Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) government passed a decree on Friday allowing the exhumation of the remains of Franco from his vast mausoleum, a decision that divides
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Franco exhumation creates political row

Catalan News ACN
For over 40 years the remains of dictator Francisco Franco have lain in the mausoleum outside Madrid known as the Valley of the Fallen. However,