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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 Martial Law recounted their painful experiences before Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday, August 31. […]

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MARTIAL LAW VICTIMS | Orphaned son to rebel-parents: ‘Sorry, I thought you were selfish’

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 disappeared in the country’s decade under military rule. But aside from those who directly suffered the […]

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MARTIAL LAW VICTIMS | ‘I wasn’t thinking of dying, I was fighting for life’

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 disappeared in the 14 years the country was under a dictatorship.  After the fall of the […]

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