Madrigal was one of possibly thousands of babies abducted in Spain during and after the rule of fascist dictator Francisco Franco. Known as the "stolen babies," they were often taken from poor families - or families thought to oppose Franco - and given to families that, in many cases, supported the regime. Dr Vela stole me," Madrigal said after the ruling, according to the BBC. Vela is the first person to face trial for crimes related to the stolen babies. Dr Vela stole me," Inés Madrigal said after the ruling.
Source: Stuff October 08, 2018 18:45 UTC