The dictator's remains are to be removed from a monument to the victims of the Spanish Civil War
- The Independent (Image)
- The Spanish Congress of Deputies approves the decree to allow the government to exhume the dictator Francisco Franco's remains from the Valle de los Caidos.
- Spain's best-known judge Baltasar Garzon, who helped arrest Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet and was charged with attempting to investigate Franco-era crimes against humanity, is banned from the legal profession for 11 years, without appeal, for illegal wire-tapping.
- Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon, who indicted the Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998, is put on trial for supposedly overstepping his powers after he tried to investigate the disappearance of 114,000 people between 1936 and 1975 during the reign of Francisco Franco.
- A court in Argentina reopens an investigation into crimes against humanity under Francisco Franco in Spain.
- Marchers march in a dozen Spanish cities, including thousands in Madrid, to support Judge Baltasar Garzn who has been told he may face a trial for launching an inquiry into the acts of General Francisco Franco. Falange arranges a smaller protest in Madrid in opposition to Garzn.