[Blog] My Thoughts #RememberML@40 -Koi Hernandez

My Thoughts #RememberML@40.

by Koi Hernandez

From August 21 to September 21. I will only be blogging about Martial Law in the Philippines as part of my contribution to #RememberML@40.

As a youth today, I am both fortunate and unfortunate to not have lived during Martial Law.

Fortunate because those were the dark days of the Philippines. There were killings , disapperances and “maltreatment to the poor” during that time. The Filipinos are not allowed to speak and be heard freely. The information coming from the media are always bright, cheerful and favors the government. They were not allowed to think. Those who think, suffered.

On the other hand, I am also unfortunate to not have lived through those days. I feel that those who survived that era are most commendable. Those who became part of the march and witnessed as the government and the church sided with the masses at long last.

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