Spain’s government moves towards prosecuting Franco-era crimes

Spain’s government moves towards prosecuting Franco-era crimes

Spain’s government moves towards prosecuting Franco-era crimes — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) Spain’s coalition government has filed an amendment to the Democratic Memory Law, which would ensure that crimes committed during the regime of former Spain’s dictator Francisco Franco would not go unpunished.

The Socialist Party (PSOE) government, with the backing of its junior partner Unidas Podemos (UP), proposed an amendment on Wednesday which would force a reinterpretation of the 1977 Amnesty Law.