Appendix 4.8: Marcos Diary Entry, 18 September 1971

Kasarinlan Philippine Journal of Third World Studies


Marcos here lists his enemies, making it seem that he is embattled on all fronts—members of the media, communists and communist front organizations, and members of the military who “are not enthusiastic about the suspension of the privilege of the writ,” and chastises the people for their lack of vocal opposition to (communist-led) revolution. Then, Justice Fred Ruiz Castro seems to indicate that the Court might not be in his favor.

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