Today in 1972, former president Ferdinand Marcos announced PD 1081 that put PH under martial law. Jose W. Diokno was at the forefront of the legal battle against this dictatorship. Today, his son @ChelDiokno launches the book, 'The Model Pleadings of Jose W. Diokno.' | @liannami
Demonstrators took to the streets in Philippines to protest against the state of democracy in the country and mark the 48th anniversary of the declaration of martial law made by former #Philippine 's president Ferdinand Marcos.
Martial law survivor and former CHR chair Etta Rosales stressed the need to remember the past as she reminds the public on the need to educate others about the atrocities committed during martial law.
Makabayan bloc filed House Bill 7678 for recognition and reparation for martial law human rights violations victims and their families continue through a new law providing for reparation and recognition of victims of human rights violations during the Marcos regime | @1rgcruz
On this day 48 years ago, dictator Ferdinand Marcos placed the country under martial law — remembered by many Filipinos as one of the darkest chapters in Philippine history. Here's a look back, by the numbers, at the martial law under the Marcos regime:
(WARNING: The following illustrations may be graphic to some readers. Kindly view at your own discretion.) On the 48th anniversary of Martial Law declaration, let’s take a look at the many stories of torture during the Marcos regime. #NeverAgain READ:
#OnThisDay in 1972, then-president Ferdinand Marcos signed Proclamation No. 1081 declaring martial law in the Philippines. During this period, thousands of Filipinos were killed, tortured, and imprisoned. Corruption was also rampant. #NeverAgain #NeverForget
“I have lived twice under martial law, and I have seen how authoritarian, how fascism, how martial law — how dictators begin to overtake the liberties of the ordinary citizens.” Gold Star Father Khizr Khan warns against authoritarianism under the Trump administration.
Ironic how some kids say they don't mind Martial Law again. E konting suppression sa internet freedom galit na sila. What more HUMAN rights.