Martial law survivor and former Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chair Etta Rosales has asked the government to see to it that the jewelry collection seized from the Marcoses, which are now up for auction, do not fall back into their hands.
“Now you are going to allow them to buy again and guess what? They will probably buy it with the same ill-gotten wealth that they have not yet given up,” Rosales said on Joseph Morong’s report for 24 Oras on Tuesday.
For the human rights defender who had endured torture and rape as a political prisoner during the Marcos dictatorship, it would be a good idea to put the jewels on display at a museum as a “permanent reminder of the plunder of the Marcoses and never again.”
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