The Supreme Court issued a “Status Quo” order on the upcoming burial of the late president Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Heroes Cemetery (Libingan ng mga Bayani).
According to the law issued by the higher court, the preparations on the burial of late President Marcos must be stop temporarily within the next 20 days.
The burial is need to stop until all issues on the court is properly resolve. Currently there are 6 petitions filed in stopping the legality of Marcos burial which is set to happen on September 18, 2016 at Heroes cemetery.
Petitioners says that the late president doesn’t deserve to be buried at the Heroes cemetery due to several human rights violation that he made and his crony during his term as President and during Martial Law.
Petitioner Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, was pleased by the ruling of the court but not satisfied. “We want to issue a ruling that the Supreme Court will prevent Marcos from being buried at heroes Cemetery at all time?
On August 31, Supreme Court scheduled the oral argument in which all petitions filed against the Marcos burial will be all combined into one case.
Meanwhile, President Rodrigo Duterte, who already give his blessing of allowing the burial of the late president Marcos at Heroes Cemetery received different mixed reactions. Despite his blessings he’s administrations admitted that the only thing that can stop the Marcos burial? Is if the Supreme Court will issue an order that will prevent the upcoming burial of the late president.
And for the relative and supporters of the late president Marcos, this would be another setback for them if the scheduled burial will be stop? Or awaits till a decision that will favor them and finally buried their beloved president Marcos at the Libingan ng mga bayani!