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Spain: Ruling on Baltasar Garzón is good news but crimes remain untackled

Headline Title:  Spain: Ruling on Judge Garzón good, but crimes remain untackled 27 February 2012 The decision by Spain's Supreme Court to dismiss the charges against Judge Baltasar Garzón for investigating human rights violations is good news but much more needs to be done to ensure justice in Spain, said Amnesty International today. The organization called on the Spanish authorities to promptly open investigations into human rights abuses committed during the country’s Civil War and the government of Francisco Franco – including extrajudicial killings, torture and enforced disappearances.…

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