“How many more political prisoners have to die before the Duterte administration release all political prisoners? While tyrants like Marcos are being treated like heroes to their grave, real heroes like Ocasla who organized peasants and actively defended the rights of the Filipino people are being left to die in jail.” By RONALYN V. OLEA…
Category: Politics & Governance
“Healing cannot be imposed by one man,” the petitioners, who were Martial Law victims, said. “It cannot be imposed by the Marcos family. Sadly, it cannot be imposed even by this Honorable Court.”
Three universities united in a historic protest on a shared road.
“We cannot accept the rehabilitation of the Marcoses, and their kind of leadership based on swindling, lies, deception.”
Amid reports that the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani at 12 noon of Nov. 18, activists hold a noise barrage to condemn what they called as an insult to the Filipino people.
“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 of the Supreme Court, the judgment of the people in EDSA and history.”
The Communist Party of the Philippines said that GRP President Rodrigo Duterte “would virtually be spitting on the graves of the tens of thousands of martyrs who laid down their lives in the struggle to end the puppet, brutal and rotten Marcos dictatorship.”
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…
With so much ill-gotten wealth and alliances with other members of the ruling elite, it’s no wonder the Marcoses were able to win elections.
“If the AFP continues to violate the ceasefire, it will not be long and it is highly probable that the NPA would retract its unilateral ceasefire.”
The US would rather not stop with its aid program here. It is the key with which they’ve been maintaining their domination of the Philippine economy and military even after the Philippines’ 1946 nominal independence.