1. Lahoz, Manuel C.,, 1942 – Biography 2. Politicians – Philippines – Biography 3. Political activists – Philippines 4. Philippines – History -1972 5. Philippines – Politics and government 6. Martial law – Philippines -1972-1981 Of Tyrants and Martyrs is an account of Manuel Lahoz’s experiences during Martial Law. In this book, he narrates his encounters with unsung heroes who dedicated their lives to uphold human rights even amidst dark times. The book tells stories of ordinary people such as Fr. Zacarias Agatep, Deacon Santiago Arce, Ama Macli-ing Dulag, Puri Pedro, Sr. Mariani Dimaranan, and Bobby dela Paz who took extraordinary tasks for the welfare of others. More than a political memoir, the book aims to inspire the younger generation not to forget the men and women who lost their lives in their fight against tyranny.