Tags: Marcos

“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.

On the 37th anniversary of the declaration of martial law, activists and victims of the brutality of military rule drew parallels between the Marcos dictatorship and the Arroyo regime. “The bad dream known as martial law has become an absolute nightmare under Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo!” one of them said. View slideshow

Review of Nilikhang Kasaysayan Visual Art Exhibit Sept. 21 – Nov. 28, 2008 Bantayog Memorial Center Quezon Avenue cor. EDSA, Quezon City The martial law that Ferdinand Edralin Marcos imposed in 1972 left a tragic imprint, snippets of terror and malevolent signs. In the visual art exhibit Nilikhang Kasaysayan, the violence of the tumultuous years…

BY MEDZ MONTEREAL Contributed to Bulatlat.com Posted August 21, 2008 – 4:10 p.m. On the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan – New Patriotic Alliance) said they see the ‘looming shadows of the Marcos dictatorship in the Macapagal-Arroyo administration.’ The group said that August 21…