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Southeast Asian MPs express concerns over the future of human rights in the Philippines after the elections

Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia are concerned that the upcoming administration in the Philippines may not include human rights in its agenda, given that the prospective winner in the national and local elections held on 9 May, Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr., has systematically whitewashed the appalling human rights record of his father, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.