P-Noy at Fort Magsaysay Palayan City Nueva Ecija

President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the Inauguration of refurbished Aquino-Diokno Memorial and the new Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Center for Human Rights Dialogue at the Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija on Friday (September 21, 2012). The memorial is established to commemorate the struggle of former Senators Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. (Codenamed: Alpha) and Jose W. Diokno (Codenamed: Delta) during Martial Law and to honors the ideals these statesmen personified. While the center, will serve as an avenue for regular interaction between military personnel and the community in national pursuit for peace and development. The establishment of the center demonstrates AFP’s seriousness in embracing principles of human rights. Both structures underscore the transformation of AFP as one of the concrete gains from the 1986 EDSA people revolution that ousted a dictator. Also in photo are Presidential Sister Maria Elena “Ballsy” Aquino-Cruz, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin,and National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Chairperson Dr. Maria Serena Diokno. (Photo by: Jay Morales / Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau).

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