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Artist or CreatorPaul Rigby
Title or Caption"But remember, in the year 2001 I may not be quite so merciful!"
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Published byThe Sun
Date01 Jan 1971
FormatNewspaper
Person DepictedFranco; Francisco (1892-1975)
NotesNews: 1 January: General Franco's decision to commute the death sentence against the six Basque nationalists allowed Spain, as the General said, to enter the New Year in a spirit of peace. He claimed that the support shown by mass rallies in various Spanish cities "reinforces his authority" and made it possible for him to exercise the prerogative of mercy, by commuting the nine death penalties to 30-year prison terms. ... [The Times]
Subjectsimprisonment
prisons
Spain
capital punishment
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