Amnesty International joins calls for justice for Franco victims

[JURIST] Amnesty International [advocacy website] on Monday called for Spain to formally confront its past and provide justice for victims of former fascist Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco [Wikipedia profile]. In February, prominent Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon [BBC profile] had urged the creation of a "truth commission" [JURIST report] to investigate past abuses, but dealing with the Franco era is still a contentious matter [JURIST report] in Spanish society and government. Reuters has more.



 

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