Tag: Marcos Martial Law

REMEMBERING THE VIOLENCE AND HORROR OF THE MARCOS DICTATORIAL RULE

I participated in a gathering of survivors of armed conflict and human rights violations. Most of us were overcomers of Martial Law under the brutal Marcos dictatorial regime. We came out determined to integrate the emotions involved in a kind of damage to the mind that occurs as a result of overwhelming amount of stress. We are being healed from our past traumas.

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MARCOS’ MARTIAL LAW YEARS: MY LONGEST NIGHTMARE

I was in high school when Martial Law was declared. During that evening, I was watching TV in the home of a family friend — an American who was managing Ford Military Sales in Subic Naval Base, the largest American military base in the Pacific. We were having dessert after a delicious dinner when the …

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