You turn to us for voices you won't hear anywhere else.

Sign up for Democracy Now!'s Daily Digest to get our latest headlines and stories delivered to your inbox every day.

“No Fascist Dynasties”: Protests in NYC Denounce Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

HeadlineSep 21, 2022

Demonstrators gathered near the United Nations on Tuesday to protest new Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., who addressed the assembly for the first time on Tuesday. Marcos Jr. is the son of the former Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Protesters were calling on the U.N. to investigate crimes by past President Rodrigo Duterte, as well as those committed during the Marcos dictatorship. Protesters held a large sign reading “Hold Marcos-Duterte Accountable. No Fascist Dynasties.”

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation