Petitioners vs Marcos’ hero burial face off with loyalists outside SC

Supporters of the petition against Ferdinand Marcos’ burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani held a rally outside the Supreme Court last August 31 while oral arguments were being heard by the Supreme Court.

The protesters said that the burial of Marcos at a cemetery for “heroes” would insult the memory of those who fought for democracy and allows the warping of history through the rehabilitation of the late dictator’s reputation.

A crowd of Marcos loyalists heckled the rally when they arrived outside the SC. Read more

Martial Law victims say Marcos no hero

MARTIAL Law victim gathered at the University of the Philippines’ Balay Kalinaw last Monday to denounce plans to bury former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

The veteran activists who underwent torture and imprisonment under the dictatorship said they will not allow attempts by the Marcos family to rewrite history and picture the late strongman’s regime as clean and faultless. (Divine C. Miranda)

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