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Anwar cites ‘Ninoy’ Aquino’s martyrdom

MANILA, Philippines—Former Malaysian deputy prime minister and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has joined the Filipino people in their commemoration of the 30th anniversary of former Sen. Benigno ‘‘Ninoy’’ Aquino Jr.’s assassination on August 21.

Senator Benigno ‘Ninoy’ Aquino, Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO.

Below is the full text of Anwar’s emailed statement:

‘‘We join the people of the Philippines in commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Ninoy’s assassination in solemn remembrance of the loss of such a great hero.

‘‘Ninoy’s martyrdom must not be seen as a sacrifice only for the Philippines but for all nations who cherish justice, freedom and democracy.’’


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  • walaywalay

    hero? stupidity and murder is the makings of a ”hero”? wtf what does the average Filipino really think of this ”hero”?

    >>

    The government claimed that Rolando Galman was the assassin; Galman was immediately killed by airport security.Marcos
    was ill at the time, recovering from a kidney transplant. Imelda may
    have ordered Aquino’s killing

    THEY ELECT THE WOMAN WHO ORDERED HIS MURDER AS WELL AS HER SON TO OFFICE–TIME AFTER TIME–AS A WAY OF SAYING ”THANK YOU”!!

  • go88

    Malaysia’s hero, because of him malaysians were able to keep Sabah. Do they also celebrate the hunting down, torture and execution of our soldiers present in Sabah when the cia-asset traitor sold us out?

  • Music Lover

    Since Ninoy was a documented holder of a Malaysian passport, so ano ba ang nationality niya?Malaysian? Pero he had also a Philippine passport! It is only proper to call him a Pilipino-Malaysian. No wonder Malaysians also commemorate his death anniversary. Ninoy is the only “hero raw ” in world history na merong two nationalities.

  • nakatutok

    Anwar Ibrahim…..yung nakulong dahil sa SODOMY case……google mo yan tatang para malaman mo..kaya puri puri siya kay Ninoy..kasi “FEDERACION ‘yan.. tulad ng anak ng idol niya he he he



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