Here’s a picture of The Wall where Macli-ing Dulag’s name is inscribed along with the names of other Filipino heroes and martyrs. The Wall of Remembrance (located at EDSA corner Quezon Avenue in Quezon City) seeks to honor those who were brave enough to confront the Marcos dictatorship when most Filipinos were saying, “Hallelujah Marcos. You are the savior of the country.”
When someone texted me that Chandu and Alyce Claver were ambushed, I took time out from my busy day to pray for them. I’m not a prayerful person and I don’t personally know the victims but if you come from the Cordilleras ( Kalinga and Mt. Province in particular) you would know that the Claver name is a good family name and it would not be hard to feel for the family when any of them is in danger.
BROTHERS ALL: From top (left to right): Bangit, Dulinayan, Lippad, Bumidang, Batan, Aleo, Ngayaan marker, and Allaga.
As promised, here’s the part of The List where we talk about soldiers, soldiers-turned-rebels, rebels, activists, activists-turned-rebels, and those who were killed because of their political beliefs a.k.a. martyrs. Our “Listers” will be listed in alphabetical order.