What is Bantayog?
Click and watch a short video presentation about the Bantayog ng mga Bayani.
Celebration of Life
As we honor each one in their birth month, we thereby keep their light burning in our hearts and homes, our communities, and in our country. Read and be inspired by the lives of Bantayog martyrs and heroes who celebrate their birthday this month.
Gallery of Wisdom
Learn and be inspired from words of wisdom coming from Bantayog martyrs and heroes.
Conversations: Revisiting Martial Law
“Human rights is not the problem, it is the solution.” — Bantayog trustee Jose Manuel Diokno gives positive and very insightful suggestions on President Duterte’s war on drugs.
SONA2017: Chel Diokno’s War on the War on Drugs Attorney Jose Manuel Diokno takes a stand on behalf of thousands dead, and aims to help survivors through this recurrence of dark nights. BY ALCADE MAL, PHOTO BY CARLO GABUCO This article was first published in the May 2017 issue of Rogue. In the age of Read more about “Human rights is not the problem, it is the solution.” — Bantayog trustee Jose Manuel Diokno gives positive and very insightful suggestions on President Duterte’s war on drugs.[…]
We are for democracy, with all its risks. We are against any form of dictatorship or totalitarianism, whatever justification and whatever name or model.
Watch the video and see how these millennials were surprised about the stories of Martial Law.
Come to Pintang Laya art sale 2017, Bantayog’s first-ever art sale and auction aimed at raising funds for the foundation’s advocacy projects.
Today is the 97th birthday of our esteemed senator and beloved former Chairman Emeritus of Bantayog, Jovito R. Salonga. May his words continue to guide us in these challenging times. Maligayang kaarawan, Ka Jovy!
Who benefits from Martial Law in Mindanao? Certainly not the Marawi residents. So who? A forum aims to answer this question.
Listen as the people of Samar share their horrid experience under Martial Law. The video is from a human rights oral history project called Stories of Heroism and Resistance.
Declaration of martial law & suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao is a wrong solution to the current crisis in Marawi City.
A statement on the initial release of compensation to human rights victims.
At the height of the martial-law dictatorship’s abusiveness and greed, Jose W. Diokno never lost faith in the Filipino people’s ability to overcome hardships and construct a better future.