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OCTOBER 27, 2022

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Martial Law really happened. They were there

In this excerpt from the book, “Not on Our Watch: Martial Law Really Happened. We Were There,” CNN correspondent and Beijing bureau chief Jaime “Jimi” FlorCruz recounts how he and a motley group of fellow student activists were stranded in China following a three-week tour in 1971. Fearing arrest and military reprisals, the group was forced to live in China after President Marcos first suspended the writ of habeas corpus and then declared martial law in 1972.