Netizens reflect on September 21, #MartialLaw and #PeaceDay
MANILA, Philippines – Peace.
On the International Day of Peace, the Philippines also look back at the declaration of Martial law or Proclamation 1081.
Forty-three years ago, the Philippines was ruled by a dictator and various forms of human rights violations were rife. (READ: #NeverForget: Martial Law stories the youth need to hear)
Netizens discussed what that period meant to them and their families. Rappler and Move.PH held a Twitter conversation to see what people had to say about the past and about peace.