Marcos not apologizing for martial-law abuses means non-acceptance–Robredo
The refusal of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos to apologize over martial-law abuses shows no acceptance of the wrongdoings committed by his father’s administration.
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This was the response of vice presidential bet Rep. Leni Robredo when asked whether the younger Marcos should apologize over the martial law abuses.
“Hindi maitutuwid ang kasalanan ng nakaraan kung walang acceptance,” Robredo said during a multi-sectoral forum at the University of the Philippnes in Quezon City.
Robredo said the country could not move forward from the wounds of martial law without an apology and acceptance from the Marcoses.
“Makaka-move forward lang tayo kung may recognition ng pagkakamali at susubukang ituwid yung mali,” Robredo said.
She said Marcos’ refusal to issue an apology shows that no acceptance on his part to acknowledge the abuses of his father.
“Ito yung nakakatakot,” she said, adding that this could happen again.
Robredo is the rival of Marcos for the vice presidency.
In the latest SWS survey, Marcos is tied with Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero.
Robredo was ranked third. TVJ
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