Members of a militant group light candles and say 'Never Again to Martial Law' at the historic Mendiola Bridge near Malacanang Palace in Manila, on 20 September 2012, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. On 21 September 1972, then President Ferdinand Marcos signed into law Proclamation No. 1081, proclaiming a State of Martial Law in the Philippines and was considered 'dark days' as human rights violations were rampant and civil liberties were curbed during the time. Proclamation 1081 was lifted by Marcos in 1981. (STR/NPPA Images)
40 years since Martial Law
21 September 2012
Four decades after the declaration of Martial Law, several groups still cry for justice.