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Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HVVMC)

Essential Truths About 1972-1986 Martial Law Era – Marcos’ Declaration of Martial Law

Commission on Human Rights

2022

Essential Truths About 1972-1986 Martial Law Era – Marcos’ Declaration of Martial Law

Commission on Human Rights

The first Essential Truths Booklet released by the Human Rights Violations Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) focuses on the validity of Marcos’ Declaration of Martial Law. It deconstructs and critiques the official justifications given by the administration through Proclamation 1081, and argues that the actual intention for the proclamation was to perpetuate Marcos Sr.’s stay in power. Information prepared for the book is noted to have been a collaborative effort from various academic universities and organizations such as the Bangsamoro Museum, the Presidential Commission on Good Government, and the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation.

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Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission. (2022). Essential Truths About 1972-1986 Martial Law Era – Marcos’ Declaration of Martial Law (2nd ed). Quezon City: Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission.

Essential Truths About 1972-1986 Martial Law Era – The Economy During the Martial Law Era

Commission on Human Rights

2022

Essential Truths About 1972-1986 Martial Law Era – The Economy During the Martial Law Era

Commission on Human Rights

The second Essential Truths Booklet released by the Human Rights Violations Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) focuses on the Philippine Economy during the Martial Law Years. The discussion of whether or not the former Marcos Administration was a “Golden Era” of the Philippines is deconstructed against actual statistical evidence and review. Examination reveals that the imposition of Martial Law was in fact a “dark age of Philippine Economy”, featuring abuses of governance meant to enrich the Marcos Clique. Martial Law is noted to have left a negative impact on the nation’s overall development – particularly in poverty reduction and inflation.

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Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (2022). Essential Truths About 1972-1986 Martial Law Era – The Economy During the Martial Law Era (2nd ed). Quezon City: Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission.

Martial Law Human Rights Violations Victims recognized under Republic Act 10368 – Motu Propio List

Human Rights Victims' Claims Board

2018

Martial Law Human Rights Violations Victims recognized under Republic Act 10368 – Motu Propio List

Human Rights Victims' Claims Board

The Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013 was passed into law to determine a list of victims of the former Marcos Administration from 21 September 1972 to 25 February 1986. On May 11, 2018, the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) released Resolution No. 18-2018, which gave recognition to 126 motu proprio victims of Martial Law. The Board was given the power to recognize these victims motu proprio based on Sections 18 and 26 of R.A. 10368, as well as Section 20 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 10368.

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Republic of the Philippines Commission on Human Rights. 2018. Resolution No. 18-2018: Motu Propio Recognition of Human Rights Violations Victims Pursuant to R.A. 10368. Prepared by the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board, Commission on Human Rights. Quezon City.