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…

La Voz de la Memoria in english.

On Sunday 20 June a book called Testimonios was presented in Jimena. Cádiz city hall has removed a plaque from a building in which the poet José María Pemán was born. In Valencia, two people have been fined 4,000 euros each for carrying Francoist flags. In Murcia, the regional governmentSeguir leyendo…

Francisca Saraiba Acedo, vecina de San Pablo, de 94 años, en un momento del acto en el que también se recordó a su padre, José Saraiba Saraiba, que fue asesinado en 1937.

On Sunday 20 June there was a presentation at the Casa de la Cultura in Jimena de la Frontera, of a book called ‘Testimonios’ which contains the transcripts of interviews given to the Foro por la Memoria del Campo de Gibraltar by local people who are hoping to recover theSeguir leyendo…

Retirada de la placa (Foto: web municipal).

Cádiz city hall has removed a plaque from the outside of a property in Calle Isabel La Católica, which is where José María Pemán was born. The building currently houses the council’s Social Services department. The plaque showed a female figure holding an instrument on the right hand side andSeguir leyendo…

Panel explicativo del Sendero de los Prisioneros.

Locally in the Campo de Gibraltar area, the Foro por la Memoria has written to the president of the Junta de Andalucía calling for him to sign the approval for buildings and roads constructed under Franco’s Strait of Gibraltar Fortification Plan to be declared a Historical Memory Site. They wereSeguir leyendo…