4th August 2021

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New ‘Democratic Memory’ law will help find mass graves of the Franco regime

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The Spanish government has approved a new ‘Democratic Memory’ bill to tackle the legacy of Franco’s 1939-1975 dictatorship and the Spanish Civil War that preceded
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Spain drafts bill of ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to redress victims and legacy of Franco regime

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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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Franco removed, but ‘Francoism still very present’ argue many

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‘Today, Spain is fulfilling its duty to itself,’ said acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, on Thursday, as the remains of the late dictator Francisco
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Franco’s remains to be exhumed on Thursday

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The exhumation of the remains of Franco will take place on Thursday 24 October at 10.30am, the Spanish government has announced. Francisco Franco’s remains, which lie
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Supreme Court authorises exhumation of dictator Franco

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Note: this report was published on 24 September. The exhumation finally took place on 24 October. ALSO READ: Franco removed but ‘Francoism still very present’
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Focus: the on-going challenge of moving Franco’s remains

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Although Franco died over four decades ago, in 1975, the task of trying to manage the legacy of the dictator who ruled Spain for 40 years