Prosecutor: Argentina shouldn’t take up Franco crimes

May 2, 2010
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Tolerance, in Canada, reports

A state prosecutor Friday recommended that Argentina turn down all lawsuits related to crimes under former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, since they are being dealt with in Spain, a justice official said. “Any country is qualified to prosecute crimes against humanity, but on condition that the country that has jurisdiction (over such crimes) has not done so already,” prosecutor Federico Delgado said in a ruling, according to the official.

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