Supreme extends the long wait for the Marcos burial decision. The Supreme Court extended to November 8 its status quo ante order on the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
[VIDEO]: This is a review of the Marcos burial negotiations at the Libingan ng mga Bayani until it’s SC’a decision time. But to the dismay of many.
Human Rights Group Petition
Petitioners led by former Human Rights chairperson Etta Rosales asked the Court “that the status quo ante order be extended to such time. Enough for the Comelec can file its comment and considered by the Honorable Court in resolving the petition.”
Imee Marcos’ Donations to Duterte Delays it?
The move comes after President Rodrigo Duterte revealed that Marcos’ eldest daughter, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, contributed to his campaign fund. The Chief justice of supreme court earlier had exchange of words with Duterte and that contributed to the long wait as well.
Duterte’s Payback? Chief justice of supreme court Quiet?
“This burial is actually some kind of a payback. This is a campaign promise not to the public, not to the Filipino people, but to private people,” petitioners’ lawyer, Concep Mendoza argued. What’s the Chief justice of supreme court stand on this?
Imee Marcos Denies Donation
What if it’s true that Imee Marcos was a contributor to Duterte’s campaign? It does not hide the fact that Marcos is qualified for burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, because he was a soldier, a former war veteran, an ex-defense secretary, and a former president. The defense department discloses.