Previous attempts to take action against perpetrators of crimes under the Franco regime have always failed because of the 1977 Amnesty Law.

The coalition government of PSOE and Unidas Podemos are hoping it will be possible for crimes committed during the Franco regime to be punished under the new Democratic Memory Law in future. They have just filed a last-minute amendment to this effect in the draft law, but have stopped shortSeguir leyendo…

The demonstrators marched from the Plaza Nueva to the Palacio San Telmo, the seat of the Junta de Andalucía.

About 5,000 people including members of the Forum for Memory of the Campo de Gibraltar took part in a demonstration in the centre of Seville on Saturday 13 November, calling for the regional government to comply with the terms of the Historical and Democratic Memory Law in Andalucía which wasSeguir leyendo…

Inauguración como Lugar de Memoria Democrática a la fosa común del Cementerio de Puerto Real (2018).

Reflections From My Desk, by Debbie Eade There were two important dates for the Historical Memory movement in Spain last week. The first was Sunday 18 July, which marked 85 years since the Civil War began, when Franco brought troops by air and sea to the Campo de Gibraltar areaSeguir leyendo…