Granada commemorative plaques taken down

July 26, 2010

The Spanish labor party (PSOE) has denounced the removal of plaques commemorating the victims of executions from the walls of the cemetery of Granada, Europa Press reports. The plaques have been removed by the Granada city government, run by the conservative Partido Popular (PP),  The plaques had been put up a couple of days earlier, at the 74th anniversary of the military coup that unleashed the Spanish Civil War. Right-wing repression was particularly harsh in Granada in the first weeks of the war. Among its thousands of victims was the poet Federico García Lorca. More here.


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