Two Powerful Dynasties Accused of Rights Abuses Join Forces in the Philippines

 Two Powerful Dynasties Accused of Rights Abuses Join Forces in the Philippines

SINGAPORE—Two political dynasties have joined forces in the Philippines presidential race, creating a formidable ticket in the contest and uniting two powerful families that have faced allegations of human rights abuses.

Sara Duterte-Carpio, the daughter of the incumbent president, avoided a showdown with Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of a former dictator, when she opted to run for the vice presidency instead of challenging him for the top job.

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