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March 11, again

Spain marks the ninth anniversary of the Madrid terrorist attacks.

March 11th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Garzón appeals to Strasbourg over prosecution for Franco-era probe

Under fire: Baltasar Garzón.

Spain’s best-known and most divisive judge is hoping that the European Court of Human Rights will ensure justice prevails and that charges against him for daring to investigate crimes committed by the Franco dictatorship are dropped.

April 7th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

The victim-turned-activist: a new kind of hero

There has been a tendency in Spain in recent years to thrust victims of unfortunate events and tragedies into the public spotlight and assign them prominent positions, regardless of their background. But there is a risk these public figures will do more harm than good in trying to carry out their new roles.

April 29th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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