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Students, protesters hold Duterte liable for Marcos’ burial at LNMB

Students, protesters hold Duterte liable for Marcos’ burial at LNMB

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LIGHT RAINS did not dampen the rage of protesters over the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LMNB). The Filipinos who gathered at the Quirino Grandstand in what was dubbed as the "National Day of Unity and Rage” also held President Rodrigo Duterte liable for allowing the burial. Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said Duterte had the choice to grant or disapprove the hero’s burial because no law states that Marcos should be buried at LNMB but only under the regulations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. “Reconciliation? Paano tayo magkaroon ng reconciliation kung ni hindi in-a-acknowledge ng mga Marcos na may human rights violations at may plunder noong Martial Law […] at kung hindi ibalik ang bilyun-bilyong nakaw na yaman...