Three universities united in a historic protest on a shared road.
Category: Human Rights
“We cannot accept the rehabilitation of the Marcoses, and their kind of leadership based on swindling, lies, deception.”
Over the years, Bulatlat interviewed many activists who fought the Marcos dictatorship. Here are just five of the most powerful testimonies. “Every night they took 10 men, made them dig their graves, then shot them dead. Every night they also took 10 women to the boat, and raped them.” — Abunawas Kali Abunawas Kali was…
Just across the University of Santo Tomas where at least 6,000 are about to take their bar examinations, bar candidates and members of the legal profession – lawyers, professors, and paralegals – staged a picket protest as they “mourn” the recent Supreme Court decision, allowing a hero’s burial for ousted strongman Ferdinand Marcos. “We wear…
SC urged to halt #MarcosBurial at heroes’ cemetery “The hasty interment of Marcos’ remains will result in a grave and irreparable injury to the people’s rights as it will send the message that the late dictator, criminal manipulator of the justice system, human rights violator, and plunderer was a hero, politically reversing the many decisions…
The Supreme Court decision allowing a hero’s burial for Marcos has sparked outrage among the youth.
“This nation is run by the oligarchy. The oligarchy do not care about truth-telling. The oligarchy do not care about justice.”
“9-5-1 is a lie. We must stand up for the truth. And the truth is that Marcos does not deserve to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.” — Edita Burgos
“Don’t they know Marcos was a convicted plunderer and human rights violator?”
“A search warrant in a government prison facility is unnecessary and appears to be a flaccid attempt to make the apparent rubout ‘legal.'” — NUPL
“The long and slow process is a violation of the law.”