21-11-16: Philippines holds vigil for ex-leader Ferdinand Marcos

By Anya Palm

On Saturday former leader of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos, were commemorated by family and followers in a ceremoni in Manila.

Among the guests were President Rodrigo Duterte, and Marcos´widow, Imelda Marcos. 

Outside the cementary, where the ceremony was held, protesters opposed the event, arguing that the Marcos´government were corrupt and had no disregard for human rights.