In the news

These are recent news events involving The Valley of the Fallen:

Communists Buried With Franco

This is an article discussing the controversy surrounding 10 victims of Franco’s repression that were shot and buried only later to be exhumed and moved to the mass grave in the Valley.

I Call it Cuelgamuros

An interview with a Republican prisoner of war (HIS NAME?) forced to work on the Valley. He shares his memories of being coerced to build the monument as well as his thoughts for what should be changed about it.

Families Ask for New Exhumations in the Valley of the Fallen

Two families petition the government to have their loved ones removed from the common grave at Franco’s side in the Valley.

Only 70 People in the Valley

This is an article about the first anniversary of Franco’s death after the Law of Historical Memory was enacted and the changes it brought to the observations.

Memory Recorded in the Valley of the Fallen

An article in “El Mundo” that deals with the Law of Historical Memory in the Valley, including a dissenting voice.

ICV Advises that the Government Convert the Valley

An article about re-inscribing memory of the victim’s of the dictatorship onto the Valley.

La Sexta and “Follonero’s” Visit to the Valley of the Fallen

This is an article about the recent television show (GIVE TITLE OF THE SHOW)that visited the Valley and the controversy it created with the Falangists.

The Civil Guard Impedes the Entrance to the Valley

This article is about the changes the Law of Historical Memory has brought to the Valley: The Civil Guard did not allow a group of people wearing Francoist symbols in to the Valley.

The Law of Historical Memory Prohibits Acts of Commemoration on November 20

Another effect of the Law of Historical Memory in the Valley of the Fallen.

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