A human rights body tasked with compensating martial law victims has negotiated access to old government records, including confidential military operations, that led to human rights violations during the regime of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos.
By Germelina Lacorte
Jobless and widowed, Rowena, 44, continues to break into tears each time she recalls her ordeal during martial law.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Tell your stories and claim your rights, an official of the Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVCB) on Friday urged victims of martial law, as the Nov. 10 deadline for the filing of claims approaches.
In February 1990, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile was charged with “rebellion complexed with murder” for his alleged participation in the deadliest military coup against President Corazon Aquino in December 1989.
By Maila Ager
Vice President Jejomar Binay is urging victims of human rights abuses during martial law to file their applications for compensation.