Taguiwalo Opposes Duterte on Marcos Burial Issue, But Will Still Work in Cabinet

Judy Taguiwalo, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte’s social welfare secretary nominee, said she opposes the president’s plan to allow the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes’ Cemetery). Taguiwalo was a victim of Marcos’ martial law regime, having been imprisoned and tortured during that time. She clarified, however, that there are bigger issues to tackle right now and she thinks that…

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