Zaragoza become the 2nd city to vote for a judicial probe into alleged Franco-era crimes

December 26, 2015 1:00 PM

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MADRID – Zaragoza has become the second city in Spain to call for an investigation into crimes allegedly committed within its boundaries by the dictatorship of the late Gen. Francisco Franco.

In a statement sent Saturday to The Associated Press, the northern city's council says it has approved a resolution asking a local magistrates court to investigate "crimes against humanity" by Franco's regime.

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