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Portuguese MPs reject museum dedicated to dictator Salazar

Plan to honour leader in home town called insult to victims of regime that ended in 1968

Portugal’s parliament has voted to denounce a planned museum dedicated to the former dictator António de Oliveira Salazar branding it an “affront to democracy”.

Leonel Gouveia, mayor of Salazar’s hometown of Santa Comba Dão, central Portugal, announced the plan to create the museum last month. Critics said it could attract sympathisers of the despot, who ruled Portugal with an iron fist for more than 30 years.

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