Anti-Torture Coalition denounces Marcos burial like a “thief in the night”
A network of civil society organizations which advocate for the eradication of torture and ill treatment in the Philippines has likened the sudden manner of the burial of the late deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LnmB) today as a “thief in the night.”
The United against Torture Coalition (UATC) said that the swiftness of the Marcos’s internment tend to belie the claim of the dictator’s family and their supporters that there is a popular support for the decision to bury him in the LnmB.
“Once again, the public was caught by surprise just like the time when the entire country was placed by Marcos under martial law. That kind of stealth is characteristic of a thief who strikes in the dead of night when the victims are unaware,” the UATC spokesperson, Kaloy Anasarias, said.
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