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Publishers eye sequel to Martial Law book

Source: InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines — Publishers of the book ‘Not on Our Watch’ aim to come up with a sequel to this compilation of personal accounts from survivors of the late President Ferdinand Marcos’ martial law. “We’re planning a follow-up to the book,” martial law survivor and former campus journalist Elso Cabangon said on the […]

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Martial Law Memory Project | ‘We were able to help, interact with the victims’

Source: InterAksyon.com To four college students who weren’t born yet during the EDSA Revolution, let alone Martial Law, the atrocities committed under the rule of former President Ferdinand Marcos had just become more real as compared to what they learned in their history classes. BS Social Work seniors Camille Barlis, Airah Lorico, Eunice Tan, and […]

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Remembering Enrile and the imposition of Martial Law

Source: Rappler MANILA, Philippines – As the Philippines commemorates the 40th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law on September 23, some personalities who have returned to public office are inevitably remembered for their contribution to the imposition of a regime that led to decades of brutal rule. One of them is now Senate President […]

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Marcos declares martial law again

Source: Rappler For the first time in 40 years, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ full television broadcast on September 21 declaring martial law was aired ‘exactly 40 years to the date and time of the original broadcast in 1972′ MANILA, Philippines – For the first time in 40 years, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ full […]

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Remembering Enrile and the imposition of Martial Law

Source: Rappler MANILA, Philippines – As the Philippines commemorates the 40th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law on September 23, some personalities who have returned to public office are inevitably remembered for their contribution to the imposition of a regime that led to decades of brutal rule. One of them is now Senate President […]

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Marcos’ Martial Law orders

Source: Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Apart from signing Proclamation no. 1081, then president Ferdinand Marcos also issued 6 general orders and one letter of instruction to fully implement his martial rule. Marcos signed the famous proclamation on September 21, 1972, which put the nation under martial law for over a decade, then ordered the armed […]

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Martial law: This time 40 years ago

Source: Rappler What happened in the hours leading to the announcement of martial law 40 years ago? The Palace recounts blow by blow MANILA, Philippines – While on paper, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law on September 21, 1972, he actually announced this to the nation on September 23. In an essay, the […]

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