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Enrile on defending Imee: I can’t turn my back on Marcos family

By Margaret Claire Layug Source: GMA News   Even though he played a big role in the uprising that toppled the regime of late President Ferdinand Marcos, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Wednesday said he could not turn his back on the Marcos family. “Hindi ko naman matatalikuran ‘yung pamilya ng dating Presidente […]

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  • July 26, 2017
  • News

CA rejects Marcos victims’ claims for $2B damages

By Virgil Lopez Source: GMA News   The Court of Appeals (CA) has tossed out the petition seeking to enforce the United States court decision that awarded some $2 billion in compensation to human rights victims during the term of former President Ferdinand Marcos. In a decision dated July 7, the CA 12th Division affirmed […]

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  • July 17, 2017
  • News

Lorenzana urges ‘victims’ of martial law abuses to come out

By Amita Legaspi Source: GMA News   Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday urged alleged victims of abuses perpetrated by government security forces during the Mindanao Martial Law to come out and present their evidence. “I strongly encourage these groups and alleged victims of excesses by government security forces to come forward, present your evidence, […]

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  • July 17, 2017
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Lawyers to Duterte: Stop martial law abuses in Marawi

Source: Rappler.com   The Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Lanao del Sur says it is ‘utterly shocked’ by the ‘sheer magnitude’ of abuses against innocent civilians in Marawi   MANILA, Philippines – Lawyers in Lanao del Sur expressed their “severe outrage” over alleged martial law abuses in Marawi City, and demanded swift government response […]

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  • June 10, 2017
  • News

Martial Law victims: Compensation welcome, but doesn’t repair damage inflicted by Marcoses

By  Jessica Bartolome Source: GMA News   Martial Law victims on Tuesday welcomed the “unprecedented” move of the Philippine government to provide compensation to human rights victims during the regime of former president Ferdinand Marcos, but said the money does not repair the damage inflicted by the family of the late dictator. The government has released […]

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Imelda Marcos: Buhay pa pero matanda na

By  NB/KBK Source: GMA News   Former First Lady Imelda Marcos on Monday laughed off rumors that she had passed on. Marcos, who at 87 is Ilocos Norte’s representative, was again among the handful of lawmakers who showed up early at the House plenary for its session on Monday afternoon. The former first lady’s attendance […]

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