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Bongbong Marcos to “hark back” unresolved Martial law legacy, says Hontiveros 

Bongbong Marcos to “hark back” unresolved Martial law legacy, says Hontiveros 

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FORMER SENATOR Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.'s administration would “hark back on the unresolved legacy” of Martial Law if he becomes the Philippines’ next president, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said. Hontiveros, who is seeking reelection next year, said the country has not yet obtained a “transitional justice” as human rights violations during the term of Marcos’ father, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, has not been addressed. “If he (Marcos) returns to the government, of course, it goes beyond his personhood alone but it will hark back on the unresolved legacy during Martial Law dictatorship,” Hontiveros said during a press conference with the university’s journalism students last Sept. 29. The Marcoses should also recognize the wrongdoings of the late president and apologize