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Agrava reports didn’t answer question of why Ninoy Aquino was killed

Editor’s note: Former senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. was shot dead on Aug. 21, 1983, upon arriving from exile in the United States at the airport now named after him. Fourteen months later, a fact-finding board assigned by President Ferdinand Marcos to look into the assassination submitted two reports—one by its chair and the other...


‘Project Gunita’: safekeeping pages of the Marcos regime’s history

On the night of Election Day on May 9, when Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was on the way to winning the presidential race according to the count of the Commission on Elections, one thought came into my mind: the martial law files. Why? Simple. He is the son and namesake of the ousted dictator Ferdinand E....