“Our film screenings provide an invaluable service to the youth, the students and the general audience, especially since our education system has largely failed in informing them about the systematic atrocities that happened during the martial law era.”
“Today, our nation is reliving the nightmare. The Marcoses have conned, maneuvered, and schemed their way back into power, and into an alliance with Duterte.”
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.
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.
“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 of the Supreme Court, the judgment of the people in EDSA and history.”
With so much ill-gotten wealth and alliances with other members of the ruling elite, it’s no wonder the Marcoses were able to win elections.
“Martial Law may not exist today but the social conditions that gave rise to it remain.”
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Twenty-six years after the ouster of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, will the victims of martial law finally receive their long overdue indemnification? House Bill 5990 or An Act Providing Compensation to Victims of Human Rights Violations during the Marcos Regime was approved this week on third…
News Release 9 June 2011 The Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA), an organization of former political prisoners established during martial law, today said that Vice President Jejomar Binay’s recommendation for full military honors for the burial of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos in Ilocos Norte is a “paradox” by itself. Disclaimer |…
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