Within the speech, the victims spotlight the Marcos’ atrocities, in addition to how the late dictator plundered the nation’s coffers
MANILA, Philippines – Throughout President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s inauguration on Thursday, June 30, Martial Legislation victims and survivors additionally took an oath to protect towards tyranny underneath one other Marcos presidency.
With palms on the granite wall of the Bantayog ng mga Bayani, which was constructed to honor the heroes and martyrs of the tyrannical rule of Ferdinand E. Marcos, Martial Legislation victims and the youth took their oath, “Panunumpa para sa Bayan” (oath for the nation).
The ceremony was led by famend playwright Bonifacio Ilagan and former Fee on Human Rights chairperson Etta Rosales. Within the speech, the victims highlighted the Marcoses’ atrocities, in addition to how the late dictator plundered the nation’s coffers.
Watch the total oath taking right here: