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Spanish government to set up truth commission for Franco crimes

The new Spanish government is to set up a truth commission to investigate crimes against humanity committed under the former dictator, Francisco Franco. 

The government has pledged to search for those disappeared during his rule, including carrying out public exhumations every year and recording the number of people found. 

The commission is part of a new historical memory law, which also seeks to prohibit support for Franco and annul the convictions of those accused of committing crimes against his regime. 

Those seeking justice remain sceptical however, stressing that those who committed the crimes against humanity and torture need to face justice. 

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