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Fact or Fiction: The Controversial Life of Ninoy Aquino https://www.martiallawchroniclesproject.com/fact-or-fiction-the-controversial-life-of-ninoy-aquino/
Marcos the plagiarist: a pictorial bibliography https://www.martiallawchroniclesproject.com/marcos-the-plagiarist-a-pictorial-bibliography/
Remembering martial law in the Philippines: Education and media https://www.martiallawchroniclesproject.com/remembering-martial-law-in-the-philippines-education-and-media/
20 Filipinos 20 Years after People Power https://www.martiallawchroniclesproject.com/20-filipinos-20-years-after-people-power/
“Lahat kami, nuon at ngayon, nakikita man sa telebisyon o hindi, ay may malaking iniambag sa pagwawakas ng diktadura.”- Jo Enrica “Jean” Enriquez https://www.martiallawchroniclesproject.com/lahat-kami-nuon-at-ngayon-nakikita-man-sa-telebisyon-o-hindi-ay-may-malaking-iniambag-sa-pagwawakas-ng-diktadura-jo-enrica-jean-enriquez/
Leticia Pascual loved books. As a young girl, she was “laman ng bookstore,”and by sixth grade serious philosophical works were part of her reading fare. Her intellectual interests were nurtured by her parents; her father, a pediatrician, was once director of the Philippine General Hospital and her mother a professor in graduate school.
Emmanuel Lacaba was a poet who searched for meaning and relevance in his art and life, and discovered these in the midst of the Filipino masses.
When Bishop Labayen died, hundreds came to his wake in Manila, Infanta and Baler: bishops, priests, nuns, lay church workers, civic society members, progressive politicians, lawyers, seminarians, students in their teens, activists in their sixties and seventies, farmers, fisher folk, Agtas, foreigners, Filipinos in exile. The mourners who came or sent messagesof condolence and tributes reflect the broad range of people whose lives the bishop had touched in his 50 years as bishop-pastor and bishop-activist.
The parents of Ester originated from Maribojoc, Bohol province but migrated to Mindanao after World War II (late 40s) where her civil engineer father managed road projects (from Davao, Agusan, Zamboanga, Iligan and Cagayan de Oro) and her mother taught in the public schools there. The family settled in Iligan City in the early 1960s. “Teray” as Ester was fondly called by family, colleagues and friends, was the third of 10 children brought up in a low middle income family with a strong Catholic orientation and a tradition of academic excellence to achieve a profession for good employment or career opportunity.
Resistance to the dictatorship was a shared undertaking of the Filipino people, and it included middle-class professionals as well as students and workers, peasants as well as government employes, armed revolutionary fighters as well as advocates of nonviolence.
Joel Cecilio Ozarraga Jose was among the best and the brightest of his generation. He gave up a promising career in favour of a dangerous but noble life of fighting the Marcos tyranny and for a free country.