17th April 2021

Spanish Civil War

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Barcelona to revoke medal awarded to Franco

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Barcelona City Council is to revoke a medal awarded to the late dictator Francisco Franco in 1964, that marked 25 years since the victory of
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Spain approves exhumation of Franco

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Spanish lawmakers on Thursday approved a decree by the Socialist government authorising the exhumation of late dictator Francisco Franco from a vast mausoleum near Madrid.
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Sánchez: Franco mausoleum cannot be ‘place of reconciliation’

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Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has ruled out transforming dictator Francisco Franco‘s controversial mausoleum into a place of reconciliation, going against suggestions by an expert commission
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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