Youth urged: Say never again to martial law

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/21/2018

A youth leader is calling on the youth especially the millennials to not allow martial law to happen in the country again. This was the call of Cristina Organiza, the 6th nominee of the Akbayan partylist, to…

Akbayan Youth lay wreath at Martial Law marker to remember atrocities at that time

Gerard Vincent Francisco USJ-R Intern 09/08/2018

Members of a militant youth group, the Akbayan Youth Cebu, laid a wreath at the Martial Law marker in Plaza Independencia in Cebu City on Saturday to remember the killings and the human rights violations during the…

Yes to martial law versus illegal drugs

Lloyd Suarez 06/17/2018

Wa koy pagsupak nga modeklarar og martial law si Presidente Duterte aron gyud molampos pakiggubat niining problema batok sa illegal drugs. Akong nakita nga epektibo kini kay paralisado man lagi karon ang mga terorista sa Mindanao ilabina…

Militant groups call to lift Martial Law in Mindanao

Rosalie Abatayo 05/23/2018

Militant groups stage a protest rally along Colon St. in Cebu City on Wednesday, May 23, to commemorate the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Members of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Central Visayas (Bayan), Karapatan, Gabriela, Movement…

Arnis may be used to develop a new martial art in Korea

Glendale G. Rosal 02/06/2018

FOLLOWING a demonstration in Korea last year, the Filipino martial art of arnis may be used to develop a new martial art that also includes taekwondo. Arnis became a hit in South Korea after Supreme Grandmaster (SGM)…

Martial law Christmas

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/21/2017

Cagayan de Oro City—The last time I visited the City of Golden Friendship martial law was in effect but somehow, with the exception of the presence of mobile checkpoints, one could hardly feel any tension caused by…

Suggested activities in teaching Martial Law

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/30/2017

Last week I had an interview with a history teacher who is doing a research on student activism in Cebu, and I shared with her my experiences of educating for social consciousness and transformation even before martial…

Side stories of Martial Law

Madrileña de la Cerna 09/23/2017

The intense fear inflicted by Martial Law sent various signals. Some slowly left the country, private schools especially Catholic schools turned over their schools to another congregation. I am familiar with three cases of such schools. St.…

‘Eternal vigilance against martial law’

Morexette B. Erram 09/20/2017

HUMAN rights lawyer Democrito Barcenas called on Cebu residents to remain vigilant in monitoring developments and take a stand against actions and policies that could lead to the declaration of martial law anew in the country. In…

Cebu millennials: Martial law can lead to abuse of power

Migeul Ernest Ermac, Morexette B. Erram, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/20/2017

Forty-five years after it was declared by the late president Ferdinand Marcos, millennials have different perspectives on how martial law had impacted the country’s history and its people. Yet Cebuano millenials Ivan Rey Tan, Ted Frances Servano…

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