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Marcos SC ML redux? FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 12/09/2009

Tuesday, December 8, 2009


Marcos SC ML redux?



FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
12/09/2009

In 1972, when then President Ferdinand Marcos decreed martial law (ML) in the entire Philippines, Congress was ordered padlocked, opposition personalities were arrested, along with known media critics of the Marcos regime. Media establishments were also ordered closed, and press censorship was imposed, with the press having to clear its reports with the military officer assigned as censor in media offices before any news report could be published. Also, military officers took over the management and control of private establishments.

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