Ninoy Aquino’s death van

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“I have decided to challenge death. I do not believe I’m sinning against my creator because in the end, I am not really my own executioner. By my example, I hope I can inspire two others. Like the dominoes, one has to fall to create the chain reaction.” - Ninoy   Twenty-nine years ago, one stubborn man did the unexpected. […]

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Gloria Arroyo stopped a woman, with an illness and a case just like hers, from leaving the country for four years

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  “Watchlist Orders” have been in use for 39 years, Arroyo’s ex-Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez says  -  My exclusive By Raïssa Robles PART 1: A piece of paper called the “Watchlist Order” is all that’s keeping ex-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her husband from traveling overseas. They have asked the Supreme Court to scrap Watchlist Orders altogether because these violate their constitutional […]

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Ninoy Aquino on – What’s wrong with the Philippines

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  The best way to honor a hero is to let him speak to you through what he said, did and wrote. I am reprinting below what the slain Senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr. wrote in 1968 – four years before his political arch rival President Ferdinand Marcos placed the Philippines under repressive rule and Ninoy Aquino in jail – […]

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Democracy, according to Ninoy Aquino

Democracy, according to Ninoy Aquino

  The late Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. explained his idea of “democracy” during an open forum following his speech at the Wilshire Ebvell theater in Los Angeles, California on February 15, 1981. His remarks on democracy were prompted by this question posed by the moderator: According to the Boston Globe magazine you call yourself a Christian Socialist. Will Christian Socialism […]

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