DID RIZAL CONSIDER RETRACTING WHILE IN DAPITAN?by Bryan Anthony C. Paraiso Akin to walking on a mine field, the issue of José Rizal’s alleged retraction of his religious errors stirs up the emotions of historians, flaring up into fiery debates between the pros and cons, without any resolution in sight. The thought of continue reading : Did Rizal consider Retracting while in Dapitan?
RIZAL: A TOUR IN PARISby: Jude Roland Ay-ay The commemoration of Jose Rizal’s Death Anniversary is not new, at least for Filipinos who look forward to this legal non-working holiday. The thought of our national hero has represented mixed emotions of sorrow and success. Nonetheless, some of his letters rather show a quite different continue reading : Rizal: A Tour in Paris
RIZAL ISSUES A MANIFESTO TO PROCLAIM HIS INNOCENCEBy Christian Bernard A. Melendez As 2011 draws to a close, we look back at a milestone year for a celebrated patriot– Jose Rizal and his 150th birth anniversary. Although his death anniversary brings a pall to the celebrations, it is his selfless sacrifice which continues to continue reading : Rizal Issues a Manifesto to Proclaim his Innocence
JOSE RIZAL, SUSPECTED SPY, DECIPHERED by Bryan Anthony C. Paraiso The story that Jose Rizal was once accused of espionage would raise eyebrows today. Though mischievous gossip about him spices up classroom discussions, the idea that he was an undercover agent would seem preposterous. To generations brought up on Tom continue reading : Jose Rizal, suspected spy, deciphered
RIZAL AT 150: IN VISIT TO HK PRISON, HE SAW OPPRESSION by Bryan Anthony C. Paraiso Human Rights activists say that incarceration in Philippine jails, no matter how brief, is in itself a death sentence, with convicts—the impoverished ones, that is—forced to live in misery and squalor. Recent statistics of the Bureau of continue reading : Rizal at 150: In visit to HK prison, he saw oppression