Ninoy Aquino: Fight for Freedom
August 21, 1983.
China Airlines Flight 811 touched down at what was then the Manila International Airport, amidst 2,000 military and police personnel on the tarmac. A man stepped out of the plane with an entourage of several foreign journalists for "protection" in case "something" happened, plus a hefty security escort following inches behind. In a matter of minutes, a gunshot was heard and the man dropped to the ground face down.
He was Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr., the man whom Jovito Salonga has referred to as "the greatest president we never had"
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