Filipino activists call Marcos presidency a "slap to the face" for martial law victims

Published on 30 Jun 2022 9:15:10 PM

Hundreds of Filipino activists protested at a plaza in Manila on Thursday (June 30) against the inauguration of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Marcos scored a rare landslide victory in last month's election, helped by what his critics see as a decades-long effort to alter public perceptions of a family that lived lavishly at the helm of one of the world's most notorious kleptocracies.