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‘It makes my blood boil’: torture victims denounce Marcos family before Philippines election

Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the late Philippines' dictator Ferdinand Marcos' brutal era of martial law. Bawagan fears the horrors of Marcos' rule will be lost in history if his son wins the presidential election on May 9, 2022. Also known as “Bongbong”, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has benefited from what some political analysts describe as a decades-long public relations effort to…