Women victims tell SC of Martial Law torture

Women victims tell SC of Martial Law torture

Source:  Rappler.com Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno puts the spotlight on the Human Rights Victims Reparations Act during the oral arguments on a hero’s burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. MANILA, Philippines – Victims of horrifying acts of torture during...
Worse than death: Torture methods during Martial Law

Worse than death: Torture methods during Martial Law

Source:  Rappler.com During the Marcos regime, San Juanico Bridge did not just refer to the longest bridge in the country. It had a far more sinister meaning. (WARNING: The following illustrations may be graphic to some readers. Kindly view at your own discretion.)...
MARTIAL LAW VICTIMS | ‘He asked if I was a virgin’

MARTIAL LAW VICTIMS | ‘He asked if I was a virgin’

Source: InterAksyon.com As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law on September 21, 1972, InterAksyon.com posts a series of testimonies from human rights victims of the Marcos regime. Thousands of Filipinos were murdered, tortured, or...
#NeverAgain: Martial Law stories young people need to hear

#NeverAgain: Martial Law stories young people need to hear

Source: Rappler It’s convenient to look at the past with rose-colored glasses instead of with memories of needles in your nail beds, electric wires attached to your genitals, and the barrel of a gun thrust inside your mouth Majority of comments on articles about...