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Spain: Failure to address legacy of disappearances ‘shameful’

Headline Title:  Spain: Failure to address legacy of disappearances ‘shameful’ 05 November 2013 The Spanish authorities’ refusal to address the legacy of Franco era disappearances is a betrayal of justice, Amnesty International said ahead of a key UN meeting that will take up the issue.Proposed reforms to Spain’s Criminal Code fall far short of what is required under international law on enforced disappearances.“The Spanish government’s lack of action when it comes to disappearances is shameful,” said Ignacio Jovtis, Amnesty International’s Spain Researcher.The Spanish authorities…

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