SPAIN COURT SETS DOCTOR FREE IN STOLEN BABIES CASE

By | 10 July 2017

Spain court sets doctor free in ‘stolen babies’ case

Spain’s stolen babies scandal went on for decades – from Franco’s early years in power to the 1990s. It took a long time to surface because the Catholic Church and medical profession are highly respected, and Spanish law did not require the biological mother’s name on the birth certificate.
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Eduardo Vela: ‘Stolen babies’ doctor escapes punishment in

Spain court sets doctor free in ‘stolen babies’ case. Image copyright AFP. Image caption. The protester’s T-shirt reads: “I’m looking for my child”
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Former doctor found guilty but not convicted in Spain

Spain acquits doctor found guilty in ‘stealing babies’ case The Spanish doctor accused of stealing and selling a baby girl has been found guilty of all charges but …
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In Spain’s ‘Stolen-Babies’ Scandal, Doctor Escapes

9 days ago · In Spain’s ‘Stolen-Babies’ Scandal, Doctor Escapes Punishment Image Inés Madrigal, who was taken from her parents nearly 50 years ago, spoke to reporters outside a Madrid court on Monday after the verdict for the trial of the “stolen babies” scandal.
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Stolen baby scandal in Spain: First case of “Spain’s

Around 1,500 cases of suspected stolen babies have been reported in Spain as part of a scheme that is thought to have spanned decades. Most have been shelved due to the time that has elapsed since the incidents in question.
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Eleven years jail sought for doctor in ‘stolen babies

Spain’s first trial linked to thousands of suspected cases of babies stolen from their mothers during the Franco dictatorship wrapped up Tuesday with prosecutors seeking 11 years jail for the elderly former gynaecologist in the dock.
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Spain’s first ‘stolen babies’ trial begins against

Spain’s first ‘stolen babies’ trial begins against gynecologist. Ines Madrigal is pursuing justice after realizing she was one of thousands of babies stolen during the Franco era. It’s the first time such a case has actually made it to court.
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Spanish doctor stands trial over Franco-era ‘stolen babies

The first trial in Spain over thousands of suspected cases of babies stolen from their mothers during the Franco era has opened in Madrid as an 85-year-old former doctor appeared in the dock. About 50 demonstrators protested outside the court as Eduardo Vela, who worked as a gynaecologist at the now-defunct San Ramón clinic in Madrid, arrived in court.
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