The Independent on the lost children of Francoism

January 2, 2011

Alasdair Fotheringham in today’s Independent:

“Did my child die or was he kidnapped?” is something no parent should ever have to ask, and still less so when the kidnappers are the government. But that is exactly the question hundreds of Spanish families are currently demanding that their courts resolve for once and for all about the so-called “lost children of General Franco”. They were already estimated to total around 30,000, and now, it appears, there may be many more.

More here.