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The Assassination of Benigno Aquino

On 21 Aug 1983, the opposition leader, Benigno Aquino, was shot dead in the Philippines. We hear from his brother-in-law, Ken Kashiwahara, who was with him that day.

On August 21 1983, the opposition leader, Benigno Aquino, was shot dead in the Philippines.

He was killed at Manila airport, minutes after returning from exile in the US.

We hear from his brother-in-law, Ken Kashiwahara, who was with him that day.

Photo: Benigno Aquino on the plane home (courtesy of K. Kashiwahara)

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