Watch the video and see how these millennials were surprised about the stories of Martial Law.
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.
A statement on the initial release of compensation to human rights victims.
Poem written by Atty. King Rodrigo. Read during the Annual Honoring of Martyrs and Heroes, Bantayog ng mga Bayani, November 30, 2016
The 19 were hailed as the nation’s “real heroes” for resisting repression during martial rule. The rites were among key events held in commemoration of National Heroes’ Day.
The first Musical Journey with Heroes event will happen on August 20, 7-10 PM at the Auditorium of the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation EDSA corner Quezon Avenue and will feature acoustic performances from LAPIS musician-composers Chickoy Pura, Jana Garcia, Ada Marie Tayao, Dedong Marcelino, Karl Ramirez at ang Pordalab, and more.
“You cannot achieve national unity by causing disunity and resentment among your friends, your followers, and the many thousands of aggrieved Filipinos whose sorrows have no graves. You cannot bury the past by burying the man who oppressed countless people and ruined the future of their families, their widows, and children.”
“The question may be asked, are we not willing to forgive and reconcile with those who caused us so much grief and misery?”
Catch the play Inang Lupa, Inang Bayan featuring Marili Fernandez-Ilagan and Teresa Opaon-Ali’s Sanlibongan and Bonifacio Ilagan’s Hindi Na Muli at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani from March 14-17, 2016 7PM. For more information, please contact Bantayog.
Filipino composers and musicians came together for the #NeverForgetMartialLaw concert.