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Philippine Gov't Defends Decision on Hero Burial for Marcos

The Philippine Supreme Court on Wednesday extended its temporary ban on the burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at a heroes' cemetery after a hearing at which some justices questioned whether President Rodrigo Duterte abused his executive power and violated laws by allowing the entombment, which is opposed by the Marcos regime's human rights victims. The court gave both sides 20 days to submit statements before making a ruling. An earlier court order temporarily halted the...

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