Marcos' surprise burial prompts the most outrageous reactions

Marcos' surprise burial prompts the most outrageous reactions

- The confirmation and execution of the sudden and unannounced burial for the late strongman Ferdinand Emmanuel Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) on Friday, November 18 has led to reactions from political personalities

- As protests abound across National Capital region (NCR), we rounded up some of the official statements released today

- The reactions were prompted by the hasty burial undertaken before the 15-day period allowed for petitioners is up

Following the confirmation and execution of the sudden and unannounced burial for the late strongman Ferdinand Emmanuel Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) on Friday, November 18, political personalities and several organizations found it necessary to clarify their position regarding the issue.

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Marcos heirs Photo credit: Imee Marcos Facebook page

As protests abound across National Capital region (NCR), we rounded up some of the official statements released today.

READ ALSO: Totoo nga! Marcos burial happening at Libingan ng mga Bayani today

Amnesty International Philippines

"Amnesty International Philippines expresses its dismay at the government's lack of diligence in putting those who are responsible for committing grave human rights violations to account..."

"This, in its most blatant form, is an affront to our dignity as human beings."

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Amnesty International Philippines public statement Photo credit: ABS-CBN

Senator Bam Aquino

"This is a sinister move."

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Bam Aquino's statement on Marcos' burial Photo credit: Bam Aquino Official Twitter account

Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) Secretary General Renato Reyes

"Let this day be marked not by the rejoicing of the heirs of the dictator, but by the cries of outrage by the Marcos victims and the people..."

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Renato Reyes' statement on Marcos Burial Photo credit: Philippine Daily Inquirer

READ ALSO: Itigil n'yo 'yan! Lawyer tags preps for Marcos' burial at LNMB as contemptuous

Liberal Party (LP) President Kiko Pangilinan

"Malilibing siya pero hindi ibig sabihin na mananatili siyang nakalibing dun."

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LP President Kiko Pangilan reacts to surprise burial Photo credit: Kiko Pangilinan Facebook fanpage

Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa:

"Naisahan kayo no? Naisahan din ako."

Presidential Communications Office Associate Secretary Ana Marie Banaag

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Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr.

"Never forget."

Watch the clip of the burial ceremony of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos, taken from Miss Imee Marcos' Facebook page.

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