protest Aging victims of Martial Law gathered in front of the Fountain of Justice at Araneta Street in Bacolod City yesterday to oppose the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani* ( CPG photo )

Martial law victims hit
historical revisionists
Oppose hero's burial for Marcos

Victims of Martial Law and youth groups in Negros Occidental vehemently opposed yesterday the burial of Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, and called for vigilance against a repeat of the tyrannical rule of the past .

They also warned against historical revisionism of the dark days of martial law.

Victims of torture, rape, unjust imprisonment and those who lost relatives to extra judicial killings during martial law that was imposed by Marcos on the country on Sept. 21, 1972, marked its 44 th anniversary with a protest in front of the Fountain of Justice at Araneta Street in Bacolod City.

Injustices remembered

For two days, University of St. La Salle students in Bacolod City wore black to commemorate the injustices of Martial Law in the Philippines.

The USLS community gathered at the St. La Salle Coliseum for a commemoration of Martial Law yesterday, simultaneous with the nationwide One La Salle remembrance of the declaration of military rule by former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr.

The gathering, organized by the Balayan Social Action Office and the Office for Lasallian Animation and Formation, was one of the activities held by the university to bring awareness to students of what really happened after the declaration of Martial Law in 1972, Balayan Director Ann Gladys Ponteras said yesterday. moremoremore


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Heightened alert in
port of Dumaguete continues

The Dumaguete City Water District general manager, Esperator Dicen, said it would take at least another three years before their operations would return to normal, with households getting uninterrupted water supply.

He said in an interview Tuesday that DCWD continues to undertake massive repairs of leaking pipes as well as putting in place other measures to allow the restoration of water supply in affected areas.

The explanation comes as residents in Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental, have reiterated their complaint about the “disservice” of the water district for cutting off their water supply at night. ..