Tag Archives: human rights

Franco’s Legacy and the Silence Behind Spain’s “Disappeared”

The death toll of Spain’s civil war and the subsequent forty-year dictatorship that ruled the country is still debated, but estimate figures rest between 150,000 and 200,000 people. Many, if not most, of those bodies still lay in mass graves, unidentified, and those who participated in mass executions, street killings, …

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Burma Opening

Burma – or Myanmar as of 2005 – is a country in reform, however the nature of those reforms remains unclear. Many hope to finally see free and fair elections on April 1st, while others are still sceptical that a country for so long plagued by tyranny will be able …

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