The Abduction and Rape of Maggie de la Riva (1967)

Maggie de la Riva is a beautiful and talented Filipina actress who at just the age of 23 had already appeared in more than 30 movies, starting with the 1963 film Istambay which she starred in with then-actor and former Philippine President Joseph Estrada. She was abducted and raped by four young men in 1967 but instead of staying silent, she decided she was not letting them get away with it.

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This episode’s companion photos: instagram.com/p/B2fTv2YnMOS/

References: wikipedia.org, lawphil.net, adenu1980.blogspot.com, The Sunday Times and The Manila Times article screenshots via video48.blogspot.com, filipiknow.net, executedtoday.com, aseanbreakingnews.com, news.abs-abn.com, acesubido.ph/ph-inflation-calculator

Music: “This House” and “Echoes of Time v2” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

(Photo above via whodatedwho.com, adenu1980.blogspot.com)

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