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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The progressive party-list group Bayan Muna is accusing a group closely allied with the Aquino government of resurrecting a legislative measure that is “ contrary to the interest of human rights victims.” Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares criticized Akbayan lawmaker Walden Bello for allegedly undermining the House…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Survivors of martial law criticized a House resolution seeking to bury former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The Samahan ng mga Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda), an organization of former political prisoners, said the resolution authored by Sorsogon Representative Salvador Escudero and…

By PROF. JOSE MARIA SISON Chief Political Consultant National Democratic Front of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos himself designated September 21, 1972 as the date for Presidential Proclamation 1081, declaring martial law. In previous days, he had set in motion the imposition of fascist dictatorship on the people, including the mobilization of his armed minions, the…

By RONALYN OLEA
“Some say the sins of the father should not be passed on to the children but the First Family immensely benefited during Marcos’ reign. In that sense, they are part of the accountability,” said Dr. Judy Taguiwalo, former political prisoner and torture victim during the Marcos dictatorship.