The final text of the law is expected to officially condemn the Franco government, acknowledge and provide reparations for victims, allow for the correction of trial records, and set aside funds to compensate victims of the Franco era for land seizure and personal harm. If adopted, the bill would also ban public recognition of the Franco era and require local governments to remove statues and other symbols honoring the former dictator. The Socialist Party [official website, in Spanish] claims to have secured the support of enough smaller political parties to ensure passage of the bill later this month. The London Telegraph has more. AP has additional coverage.
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