Young netizens are extending the #NeverAgain protest online in commemoration and in resistance to Martial Law.
It is exactly 45 years ago today that the late President Ferdinand Marcos put the country under martial rule and more than 30 years since the fall of a dictator’s regime but the fight continues.
Photo from Manila Bulletin
The #NeverAgain, #DayofProtest, #ManlabanTayo along with key words Luneta and Mass for Justice consistently topped the local Twitter trends list on Thursday, September 21.
While multitudes of protesters have organized movements in various parts of the country, thousands of millenials are also turning to social media to express condemnation against and to call for justice the many alleged human rights violation, deaths, abuse of power and massive corruption.
Here are some of the tweets we’ve seen from millenials:
"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it."
— H A T E (@rombutans) September 21, 2017
We should learn from and never forget the past.
— Lorena Miranda (@slowrenamiranda) September 21, 2017
The courageous actions, apart from names, of Maria Lorena Barros and all others will be remembered.
Ilang dugo pa ba ang dadanak?
Ilang mata pa ba ang iiyak?
Ilang pamilya pa ang mawawasak?
Tunay na pagbabago ba ang tinatahak?#NeverAgain
— 🌟 (@MaykJeyms) September 21, 2017
Lately, it’s been easy to lose count.
— Telle (@letsjusttelle) September 21, 2017
Abuses happened. Martial Law happened. Stay woke.
— Justin🌻NEVER AGAIN! (@justinfrancia) September 19, 2017
An uproar like this will be difficult to silence.
Madaling pakinggan ang kanilang pinagdaanan pero hanggang kamatayan nilang dadalhin ang nakaraan. #NeverAgain
— CaTrends➰ (@itsnotmecath21) September 21, 2017
The fight continues ’til justice is served.
— Jace (@jacendng) September 21, 2017
“Hindi pula’t dilaw ang tunay na magkalaban. Ang kulay at tatak ay ‘di siyang dahilan.”
— Kara Angan (@legendofkarra) September 21, 2017
Never regret protesting #NeverAgain.
Di Mo Ba Naririnig? Translation by Vincent DeJesus, Rody Vera and Joel Saracho. Voice by Eunikkoh Castillo pic.twitter.com/3WRfVl72Kt
— Narwin Espiritu (@narwin) September 20, 2017
‘Di mo ba naririnig? Tinig ng bayan na galit.
How are you commemorating the Martial Law declaration anniversary?
Photo from @MaykJeyms
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