The long shadow of a dictatorship

The Church and state in Spain do not want the truth known about Franco – even now. But campaigners are revealing the horror story, writes Carmela Negrete
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, of the Popular Party, did not have a word of condemnation for the 1936 military coup of Francisco Franco on July 18, its 80th anniversary.
Madrid renounced a state commemorative event, but a mass for the dictator was said at Valencia Cathedral on the day.
At least Catalonia organised a concert to commemorate “all the war victims,” at which the representatives of the Autonomous Community took part.
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8 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Morning Star
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