Dictator Marcos Buried Amid Protests

The late former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, was finally buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes’ Cemetery). The burial was hurriedly planned and rushed, as the dictator’s family tried to stave off protests from an angry public livid with the idea that the former ruler was being called a hero. Marcos plundered the country during his martial law regime, which also saw the torture, disappearance, and death of thousands of opponents. President Rodrigo Duterte had promised Marcos supporters during the election campaign…

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