Spanish lawmakers on Thursday voted to remove the remains of dictator Francisco ...
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- The Spanish government passes a decree which amends the Historical Memory Law to allow the government to exhume Francisco Franco's remains from the Valle de los Caidos.
- The debate on a motion of no confidence against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government takes place at the Congress of Deputies, with a vote scheduled tomorrow. With an expected 180 votes against 176 needed, leader of the Opposition, socialist Pedro Sanchez, could immediately become the next Prime Minister.
- 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.