Hearings begin in Spain 'stolen babies' case

Former hospital manager gives evidence in scandal surrounding 300,000 stolen newborn babies sold over 40-year period.

Last Modified: 18 Jun 2013 23:11
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The former hospital manager at the centre of Spain's "stolen babies" scandal has given evidence at a court in Madrid.

It is thought that as many as 300,000 newborn babies were stolen from their mothers and sold over a 40-year period.

A Spanish judge will now hear evidence and decide whether there is enough for a trial.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Madrid.


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