This undated photo (probably 1966) of the Lapiang Malaya is from the archives of the Bantayog Museum.
The Bantayog ng mga Bayani was built to honor those who fought for justice and freedom. A wall inside the memorial center also lists down 250 names of heroes and martyrs. This report aired on CNN Philippines’ Headline News on August 31, 2015.
Martsa ng Bayan is an iconic song of struggle against the martial law regime. Composed by Jess Santiago in the 1980s.
Jess Santiago wrote Halina in the late 1970s as a narrative against the abuses faced by ordinary people in the hands of the repressive Philippine government during the darkest years of Martial Law.
On February 9 of 1986, 35 tabulators & computer workers, officially composed of 30 women and 5 men manning the Comelec’s quick count computer terminals walked out of the PICC Plenary Hall in protest of what they said was the cheating they were being made party to.
Tulog na Bunso is a song written in 1979 by Gerry Verzola. Here’s a recent rendition created by composer-musician Karl Ramirez.
Composed in 1980 by Prof. Nonilon Queano, days after attending a tribute for lakay Macli-ing held in Kalinga.
The following text of Proclamation No. 1081 was sourced from gov.ph while the following video is from the YouTube channel of Jose Bhrix Herrera Arabit.
Freedom fighter Carolina ‘Bobbie’ Malay offers flowers at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Memorial Center in Quezon City on Monday. Human rights activists and relatives gathered to remember their loved ones killed during the Martial Law years imposed by the late President Marcos.
Never forget repression. Remember courage and heroism in the Philippines.