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
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.
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.
Join us on our first kapihan on March 23, 2017. We shall have Gen. Lina Sarmiento to give us an update on the claims of martial law victims; a forum follows.
One of the methodical steps taken by President Marcos when he declared martial law was to immediately seize control of the mass media. Troops were sent to padlock the different newspaper offices and radio and television stations. Many journalists were detained by the military; the rest lost their jobs. Sometime later, the regime began allowing Read more about PEÑA, Jacinto D.[…]