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Thomasians called on to revisit Martial Law history

Thomasians called on to revisit Martial Law history

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ANTI-MARTIAL LAW advocates exposed the atrocities committed during the rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and appealed to Thomasians to revisit the "darkest era since World War II." Human rights lawyer and activist Neri Colmenares claimed that the government has not been providing the “right” information to the people, especially the millennials, for the past 30 years. “The government refused the younger generation [the real stories] of Martial Law," Colmenares said in a forum titled Honor Thy President? held at the Benavides Auditorium. The former Bayan Muna party-list representative stressed that many of the Marcoses are still in the government and are gaining back the trust of the people years after the regime ended because of the historical revisionism in the textbooks...