Cementerio de San Juan, Badajoz (2016). In 2009 a new and higher wall was built to hide the original cemetery wall, a symbol of the Francoist repression. After the conquest of Badajoz on 14 August 1936 the rebels murdered between 1.800 and 4.000 people. Many were executed on this spot.Palacio de Congresos (former bullring), Badajoz (2016). On 14 August 1936 thousands had been rounded up here to be executed. In 2006, 70 years later, the bullring was demolished and replaced with the Badajoz Congress Centre.