President Benigno Aquino III reportedly admitted he had revenge fantasies toward the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos and his “ilk” after his father, Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., was gunned down at the tarmac of the Manila International Airport 30 years ago. 722 more words
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We should not depend on one man; we should depend on all of us. All of us are expendable because in the cause for freedom and therefore I say, stand up now and be a leader, and when all of us are leaders, we will expedite the cause of freedom.
-Ninoy Aquino, 1981
“The Filipino is worth dying for.”
Proclamation 1081 (Martial Law) was signed by then Pres. Marcos on September 21, 972. I was in high school. Ninoy Aquino was assassinated on August 21, 1983 (31 years ago today), I was a young mother then with an eleven-month old daughter. 435 more words