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Find out about the different aspects of Martial Law through various exhibits. Discover the intricate networks of power and abuse that fueled the Marcos regime, learn the names of those who fought against his repressive rule, and map out the impact it continues to have on our country to this day.

EDSA 1986: Unifying the People’s Power
Aside from a national holiday that people look forward to, there is much to celebrate as we commemorate the 34th anni...
Reading Martial Law in Children’s Literature
Much of the difficulty in teaching Martial Law to younger children comes from a fear of its political baggage. After ...
Primer for Engaged Citizenship
In previous exhibits, we learned about democracy and the ways that it upholds the dignity of every Filipino citizen. ...
Democracy vs. Authoritarianism
The word democracy comes from the Greek words ‘demos,’ which refers to the people, and ‘kratos,’ which means power. T...
Manindigan: The Nightmare that was Martial Law
by Jose Ma. Edito K. Tirol   Martial Law was born six months before I was. So if we were both students, so to sp...
Spot the Dictator
Introduction After reviewing the histories of dictatorial regimes from all around the world, what lessons can we lear...
Faces of Authoritarianism
Throughout human history, we have seen the rise and fall of many authoritarian regimes across the globe. In many inst...
Building Peace after EDSA
MLM Building Peace after EDSA: From Individuals to Institutions After EDSA, we recovered our democracy as a nation. F...