On Sept. 21, 2012, Filipinos marked the 40th anniversary of martial law, which heralded nearly 14 years of a dictatorship that killed thousands and jailed and tortured tens of thousands more.
But did you know that martial law was declared on Sept. 23, not Sept. 21 as popularly believed?
Join us as we follow Malacañang in recalling the events that led to the declaration as they happened 40 years ago.
Having signed martial law proc, asserted he would direct operations of entire gov't, and ordered media shut down, FM expanded orders #ML40
The next series of issuances would cover all possible angles of resistance #ML40