Two of today’s stories:
- Lleida council refuses to name a street after local Guardia Civil, Jesús María Freixes Montes, murdered by ETA in 1986.
- Barcelona council announces it is to name a square after anarchist bank robber, Salvador Puig Antich, sentenced to death by a military court in 1974 for the killing whilst being detained of Guardia Civil, Francisco Anguas Barragán.
Both councils are governed by coalitions made up of Catalanista socialist, neo-fascist and neo-communist parties. Jules Bonnot would have been a celebrity here.
- The disappearing bishop
This is Manuel Irurita, regionalist-traditionalist head of the diocese of Barcelona, and one of 8,352 citizens disposed of by, or to
- Justo Bueno chiselled out of historical memory
The mysterious disappearance of an anarchist serial killer from the Catalan version of the Valle de los Caídos.
Communist film-maker and translator Joaquim/Joaquín Jordâ died last month. One of his last productions was Veinte años no es nada, a
- Link sink for 25/05/2009
Hell, no one reads my Greader feed anyway.
- Public art in Barcelona
A new council site.