Tunay na may batayan ang kolektibong galit na dapat na nararamdaman ng mga mamamayan. Pero pinipilit ng mga nasa kapangyarihan na huwag gunitain ang nakaraan sa makatotohanang paraan. Una, mahalagang alyado ng mga Duterte ang mga Marcos. Ikalawa, pinipilit sikilin ang kultura ng aktibismo ng kabataan. Ikatlo, binabago ang interpretasyon ng kasaysayan sa kabila ng hindi maipagkakailang datos, partikular ang pagpapalayas sa mga Marcos sa Malakanyang sa pamamagitan ng pag-aalsa ng mga mamamayan noong 1986.
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The honoring of heroes and martyrs took place amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s threats of crackdown on activists and declaration of a so-called “revolutionary government.”
“Be afraid, Digong because this is not the last.”
“No compromise, no immunity!” called out the protesters, saying the Marcos family should return its stolen wealth without any condition.
The groups decried that Marcos is not a hero and had amassed $10 billion dollars, plundered the country’s resources and committed massive human rights violations against the people.
By DEE AYROSO
By RENAN ORTIZ
In her speech during the #BlackFriday protest at the Rizal Park, Nov. 25, Mrs. Edita Burgos, then business manager of We Forum, an anti-Marcos dictatorship publication and wife of the late press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., speaks about the struggle for press freedom and civil liberties. She calls on the youth and the public to act now and never allow anyone to take away the rights fought for by the nation’s heroes
Over the years, Bulatlat interviewed many activists who fought the Marcos dictatorship. Here are just five of the most powerful testimonies. “Every night they took 10 men, made them dig their graves, then shot them dead. Every night they also took 10 women to the boat, and raped them.” — Abunawas Kali Abunawas Kali was…
SC urged to halt #MarcosBurial at heroes’ cemetery “The hasty interment of Marcos’ remains will result in a grave and irreparable injury to the people’s rights as it will send the message that the late dictator, criminal manipulator of the justice system, human rights violator, and plunderer was a hero, politically reversing the many decisions…
Trinidad Herrera Repuno, an urban poor leader during the time of Ferdinand Marcos, recounts the torture she underwent in the hands of military captors. She vows to continue seeking for justice.
Every year, Negrenses reenact the massacre that claimed the lives of 20 farmers in Escalante, Negros Occidental.