Mag-aral
Digital Library & Museum


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.

The first election
Despite the 1978 parliamentary election’s conclusion with a landslide victory for the Marcos administration’s Kilusan...
Remembering the Heroes: Edgar Jopson
He was one of the most well-known figures of the student movement and remains a symbol for the idealistic Filipino yo...
From Senator to Prisoner: The Story of Ninoy Aquino
We look at the life of Ninoy Aquino and how his tale came to inspire many to challenge the dictatorial rule of the Ma...
Defining Martial Law
What do we talk about when we talk about Martial Law?
Martial Law in Data
A look at the numbers can give us an objective idea of the status of the Philippine economy under Marcos, and the mar...
The Heroes Who Fought Martial Law: Liliosa Hilao
At the age of 23, a student and a writer was the first reported case of a political prisoner’s death under Martial Law.
Green Devolution: Contradictions in the Marcos Environmental Agenda
During the Marcos regime, abuses were rampant on both the environment itself and the indigenous people who subsisted ...
Edifice Complex: Building on the Backs of the Filipino People
We hope to ask: as citizens, how can we appreciate the benefits of certain infrastructure projects, while remaining a...
Keeping Up with the First Family: The Marcoses’ Life of Excess
One of the most striking features of the Marcos regime was not only the growing incidence of poverty in the nation, b...
Breaking the News: Silencing the Media Under Martial Law
By shutting down competing voices and setting up a media outlet that was under his control, Marcos silenced public cr...