May 23, 2017

NUSP opposes planned burial of Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) vehemently expresses its opposition to the Duterte administration’s proposal to bury the remains of Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. NUSP stands firm that the late dictator is a traitor to the Filipino people and deserves no hero’s burial. President Duterte said that he would allow this to pass simply because Marcos was a soldier during the Second World War. However, even the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) has expressed dissent on the matter. The NHCP has stated Marcos’ military record is chockfull of actual inconsistencies, lies,…