By DEE AYROSO
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Youth pledge to continue struggle for a better society
During the #BlackFriday protest held at the Rizal Park, youth leaders pay tribute to the Martial Law activists who fought the Marcos dictatorship and vow to carry on the fight against and unjust system that favors the ruling elite and oppresses the poor and the marginalized. Video and Editing by ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
First Quarter Storm, Voltes V generations pass the torch
Martial law veterans — although far from retiring — are assured of a future where the once-called “smartphone zombie” millenials are out on the streets, fighting the good fight they never stopped waging.
Villain in hero’s guise
The Libingan ng mga Bayani is not, as its name suggests, literally a heroes’ cemetery. Soldiers, policemen, and former Philippine presidents can be buried there, apparently on the tenuous presumption that by having worn a police or military uniform, or being elected to the Philippine presidency, an individual becomes a hero — meaning an exemplar…
Outside Manila, protesters denounce hero’s burial for Marcos
In various cities throughout the country, ordinary citizens join protest actions against the hasty burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
Nov. 25 protest | Martial law activists, youth call on the public to stop Marcoses’ return to power
Martial law activists and youths call on the public to join the fight in the arena which the Marcoses cannot control: the streets.
Reaping the whirlwind
“…in the end you cannot cheat history. History will not err in its judgement because no matter how you fabricate achievements, glorify events or conceal truths, a true people’s history will eventually unmask the fake heroes and the judgement on them will be harsh and severe.” — Renato Constantino, September 24, 1975 Finally, the Marcoses…
‘Marcos burial puts crack on peace process’
“This is like a slap on Carhrihl – the Comprehensive Agreement on the Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law – a slap on human rights.”
Three universities united in a historic protest on a shared road.
‘Duterte will feel our rage’| Anti-Marcos protest set on Nov. 25
“We cannot accept the rehabilitation of the Marcoses, and their kind of leadership based on swindling, lies, deception.”
The looming Marcos restoration
Thirty short years after the downfall of the dictator Marcos, the Marcoses are back with a vengeance. And soon, they hope, all traces of their disgraceful exit from Malacañang will be expunged from public memory. The hated despot — the villain who wrought so much suffering on our people, the crook who sold the country…