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There’s No Need For Martial Law — It Would Be Very Obvious

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Never again!

Never again!

Today’s headline in my favorite source of local net news,

Palace: No to martial law

Of course they’d say no. And it would be pretty obvious if Tita Glow would proclaim that infamous law which claimed thousands of Filipinos during the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ regime.

Thirty-seven years ago today (21 September 1972), Marcos issued Proclamation 1081 placing the entire archipelago under Martial Law; it was lifted in 1981. Within that time span, Martial Law claimed more than 6,000 lives (10,000 according to others). Since Arroyo usurped power in 2001, disappearances, harrasments, torture, and assassinations of political activists, journalists, and other political opponents, began. And she hasn’t even declared Martial Law yet.

What for? No such law is necessary in kidnapping and murdering anti-Arroyo people.

According to pundits, Arroyo’s government is worse than Apo Marcos’. It is stupid not to believe them.



Archive for the ‘NYCHRP’ Category
EU Parliament blasts GMA for rights abuses, gov’t denials
HR Workers’ Killings Worse than Under Marcos
Journalist death toll under President Arroyo now at 50
On the 1st death anniversary of Pastor Isaias Sta. Rosa: Candle for Justice, Flower of Hope and Scripture for Peace and Comfort
Primer on the killings of activists
Proyecto Desaparecidos: Notas
Tribal leaders slam Arroyo’s Sona
Surface Noriel Rodriguez! Justice for Fr. Lucero! Never again to Martial Law!

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