“Pinawalang-sala ako sa lahat ng kaso laban sa akin. Pero paano na ang halos isang taon kong nawala dahil sa aking pagkakakulong? Walang naging pananagutan ang gubyernong Marcos.”- Dr. Nestor Castro

“Pinawalang-sala ako sa lahat ng kaso laban sa akin. Pero paano na ang halos isang taon kong nawala dahil sa aking pagkakakulong? Walang naging pananagutan ang gubyernong Marcos.”- Dr. Nestor Castro

Source: Humans of Pinas “Sa edad na 23, ikinulong ako ng gubyernong Marcos bilang isang bilanggong pulitikal. Inaresto ako noong Marso 7, 1983 sa Baguio habang nagpapamigay ng polyetong bumabatikos sa marahas na pagbuwag ng mga pulis sa rali ng mga istudyanteng...
“Lakasdiwa wanted to capture the space of a struggle that was essentially Filipino in character. These were our first steps to an unfolding and unforgettable journey.” – Prof. Edmundo “Ed” Garcia

“Lakasdiwa wanted to capture the space of a struggle that was essentially Filipino in character. These were our first steps to an unfolding and unforgettable journey.” – Prof. Edmundo “Ed” Garcia

Source: Humans of Pinas “Five decades ago, at the onset of what was then dubbed “The First Quarter Storm,” a band of students and seminarians, out-of-school youth, and professionals came together to establish Lakasdiwa. Founded on the day of the martyrdom of...
“I continue to be a human rights activist up to now. This probably shows that terror may initially scare a people but, in the end, the spirit of freedom and democracy cannot be extinguished by repression. ” – Neri Colmenares

“I continue to be a human rights activist up to now. This probably shows that terror may initially scare a people but, in the end, the spirit of freedom and democracy cannot be extinguished by repression. ” – Neri Colmenares

Source: Humans of Pinas “It happened 40 years ago, but some details of my torture still burn in my memory. I was 12 years old when Pres. Marcos imposed martial law, promising to free the people from poverty and eliminate corruption. After 4 years, his promises...