Philippines: protests erupt as son of late dictator wins presidency

Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr, the son of the late Philippines dictator, has won a landslide presidential election victory, signalling an extraordinary rehabilitation for one of the country’s most notorious political families. In Manila, hundreds of people – mostly students – gathered in front of the election commission to protest against the return of the Marcos family and make allegations of electoral cheating.

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