LOOK: Hues of yellow adorn commemoration of Ninoy Aquino’s 36th death anniversary
LIVE: Family, friends commemorate the 36th death anniversary of Former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr at the Manila Memorial Park
由 INQUIRER.net 发布于 2019年8月20日周二
MANILA, Philippines — Clad in different hues of yellow, former government leaders, relatives and friends of the late Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., commemorated his 36th death anniversary on Wednesday.
Former Senators Bam Aquino and Antonio Trillanes IV, human rights defender and former politician Rene Saguisag, former Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman, were among those who trooped to the resting place of the late senator at the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque City.
After the late strongman and former president, Ferdinand Marcos Sr. declared martial law In September 1972, Ninoy was arrested and locked up for nearly eight years at Fort Bonifacio.
The late senator was shot and killed in 1983 at the tarmac of the Manila International Airport, now the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, after returning from exile in the United States. /muf
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