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Plans to bury former dictator in cemetery for heroes bring back painful experiences for regime victims

Memories of Philippine martial law refuse to die

Family members and friend of martial law victims stage a demonstration in Manila to protest the planned burial of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos in a cemetery for heroes. (Photo by Eloisa Lopez)


It has been 30 years since Corazon Estejero last saw her husband, but she still remembers it like it was yesterday.

"Edgardo only went out to buy bread for our sick child," says Corazon. "He never came home."

Earlier that day, a visitor, a relative of a police officer, came by the house to ask about Edgardo.

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