Never Again to Martial Law
Ngayong araw ay ginugunita natin ang ika-46 anibersaryo ng pagdedeklara ng batas militar. Today, we remember not only the surreptitious death of our fledgling democracy on a stroke of a pen of a dictator who sought to plunder his own compatriots and to silence any form of dissent and semblance of republicanism, but we remember […]
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