So who are the real heroes of Edsa? The workers, the urban poor, the farmers, the members of the basic sectors who flooded the streets in the waning days of the Marcos dictatorship and demanded that Marcos step down.
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Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda), the group that represents thousands of the victims in their efforts to hold the Marcoses accountable for their crimes, led a protest march today in front of the offices of Rodrigo Domingo, the Filipino lawyer who has been collaborating with court-appointed lawyer Robert Swift in the class suit.
Imagine a world without US intervention, violence, manipulation, and bullying. What’s happening in the Middle East is sending across the planet precisely the message that a world other than this is what people want, thereby agitating US policymakers, who have never imagined such a world possible. By LUIS V. TEODORO / bulatlat.com
Imagine the quandary he’s in: His own mother was catapulted to the presidency via Edsa 1, the culmination of two decades of struggle of the Filipino people against the abuses of the Marcos dictatorship. He should at the least salute the Egyptian people for their courage and unity in fighting the Mubarak dictatorship.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
Survivors of martial law call on President Benigno S. Aquino III to certify as urgent the compensation bill for victims of human-rights violations during the Marcos dictatorship. To this day, not a single centavo has been given as reparation to the victims or their families.
Romeo Luneta was only 19 when he joined Kabataang Makabayan (KM or Patriotic Youth). He was a student at the University of the Philippines College of Agriculture in Los Banos, Laguna, when he was arrested in October 1972.
Martial Law Victims Welcome Distribution of Funds from Settlement Agreement with Marcos Crony, Renew Call for Passage of Compensation Bill (PR)
NEWS RELEASE January 14, 2011 The Samahan ng mga Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA), the organization of ex-detainees formed under Martial Law Period which led the 9, 539 victims under the Martial Law period and initiated the filing of the historic class action suit against former Pres. Ferdinand Marcos and family, today welcomed…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Not a single victim of human-rights violation during the Marcos dictatorship has achieved justice nor received any compensation from the government.
Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Sa ika-38 anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng martial law Sa mga nakakatanda, “Where were you nang ideklara ang martial law noong Setyembre 21, 1972?” Naalaala ko ang araw na ito, ominous na araw. Wala namang malakas na bagyo pero walang pasok. Higit na kakatwa na wala ring palabas sa telebisyon. Puro alitaptap…
By ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO
“The First Quarter Storm of 1970 caught the attention of the people on a national and international scale. It inspired the youth and working people in the provincial capitals and cities to rise up and carry out protest actions against US imperialism and the local reactionaries and demand national liberation and democracy.”
Survivors See Signs of Arroyo Doing a Marcos