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Art group alarmed by pro-Marcos ‘likes,’ memes on social media

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DAKILA
ILLUSTRATION BY STEPH BRAVO

Vilified in history books, the dictator seems to be hoping for redemption online.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Cebu’s first martial law detainees

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HUMAN RIGHTS lawyer Democrito Barcenas has been a prominent figure in the anti-Marcos rallies in Cebu. Barcenas (second from left) joined the late Sen. Lorenzo M. Tañada (center) and former Congressman Antonio Cuenco during a protest rally in Fuente Osmeña, Cebu City in September 1984.

The imposition of martial law in September 1972 forever changed my life and the lives of millions of Filipinos.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Human Rights Victims Claims Board: Where the elderly pour out their pain

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THIS PHOTO of police brutality on protesters is among those displayed in the exhibit, “Himagsik at Protesta,” put up by Karapatan at the University of the Philippines Library until Sept. 21 for the 40th anniversary of the declaration of martial rule. PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY TONETTE OREJAS

Outside a dull, unremarkable building at the University of the Philippines (UP) in Quezon City, a line of weary, graying folk brave the heat and the long wait to tell their stories from four decades ago.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Sept. 21 a lie; a tale of 3 Mrs. Saguisags

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Freedom-LOGO21

The Marcosian super mumbo-jumbo that Proclamation No. 1081 descended upon the land on Sept. 21, 1972, has roped in many believers. In fact, it was on Sept. 23.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

No jail time, just hospital detention, for Enrile

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Sen Juan Ponce Enrile on his way to Asian Eye Institute at Rockwell in Makati. JOAN BONDOC

No jail time for Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile—at least none for now.Philippine Daily Inquirer

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

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