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Spaniards divided over future of Franco monument

By: Sarah MORRIS | Mélina HUET
1 min

On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which he had built using prisoner of war labour. The future of this monument divides Spaniards. It attracts those who are nostalgic for Franco, and who want the dictator to be left where he is. But for those whose relatives died at the hands of Franco's regime, the monument is deeply offensive. Our correspondents report.

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