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Remember Gernika – but don’t forget Chaouen

Picasso's 'Gernika', perhaps the most celebrated work of art that examines war. But the civilians of many other towns were bombed in the first half of the 20th century with equally - or more - devastating consequences.

The 75th anniversary of the bombing of the Basque town is a reminder of the carnage of the Spanish Civil War. But the Gernika bombing wasn’t the first of its kind.

May 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Spain’s buried past

Spain's buried past

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Spain’s Second Republic. But with many mass graves from the Civil War era still not excavated and those who dare probe the crimes of the past facing legal action themselves, the country still appears reluctant to face up to its violent past.

June 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics | Read More »

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