By: psr, 2007-04-05
Two recent events in Spain sadly prove that Spain has a long way to go before incorporating transparency in politics and business life.
In the on-going trial of a group of suspects of the March 11th train bombings in Madrid, the former director general of the Spanish police (and current MP of Spain’s Popular Party in the E.U. parliament), AgustÃn DÃaz de Mera, gave testimony for a statement he made in a radio interview. He claimed to know of documents linking ETA to the March 11th train bombings. However, he refused to reveal his sources.
His claims, if true, are very important to investigate further, and for this reason he must reveal his sources. Sadly, his refusal to do so only help to suspect he is merely …