Tags: Imee Marcos
Ilocano Kabataang Makabayan vandalizes Marcos bust in Laoag City
Ilocano KM decries Marcos inclusion in the city’s Heroes Walk, saying he is not a hero but a convicted rights violator and an ousted tyrant.
UP president dared to join Sept. 21 protest against rehabilitation of Marcoses
The UP community called on UP President Concepcion to institutionalize the honoring of Martial Law victims and martyrs in the university, create more spaces for their historical role in overthrowing the Marcos regime, and providing courses for in-depth discussion of the Martial Law atrocities.
FERDINAND “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., then an outgoing senator, ran for the vice-presidency in 2016. He has refused to concede defeat to Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo and is contesting her victory before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET). Well-known are his far from secret ambitions for the presidency of the Republic, to which his winning…
Millennials, rights activists never ‘moving on’ from Marcos’ sins till justice is served
In Philippine politics, when corrupt politicians want the people to move on, what they mean is they want their crimes forgotten.
Ilocanos remember dark days of martial law, vow to continue fight
By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com LAOAG, Ilocos Norte – In Ilocos Norte, there was no commemoration of the declaration of martial law. Instead, what the provincial government led by Governor Imee Marcos did was to hold a 4-day Marcos Fiesta last September 8-11 to celebrate the 95th birth anniversary of deposed former president Ferdinand Marcos. The…
Ilocos environmental advocates face harassment
By JOAN GARCIA ILOCOS — Political activists and journalists are endangered species in the country. With the renewed push of the Aquino government for the encouragement of foreign, large-scale mining operations in the country coupled with the president’s order for the Armed Forces of the Philippines to protect mining companies, environmental, anti-mining advocates have been…