International Justice

CJ354 Endicott College

Former Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos buried in Heroes’ cemetery

Last week, former president Ferdinand Marcos was buried in Heroes’ cemetery. This was something that President Duterte promised during his presidential campaign to the Marcos’ family in exchange for financial support of his campaign.

screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-15-18-06Ferdinand Marcos was a ruthless dictator wich was buried on the Marcos stronghold in the north of the Philippines after dying in Hawaii, where he was in exile after he was overthrown by the people of the Philippines.

This has been a very controversial decision, because it has reopened all wounds created by Marcos’ ruthless tortures and murders and plunder during his dictatorship. Duterte against the Filipino people?

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