La Liga Filipina
José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda , was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reform in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is regarded as the foremost Filipino patriot and is listed as one of the national heroes of the Philippines by...
in the Philippines
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in a house at Ilaya Street, Tondo, Manila
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The organization derived from La Solidaridad and the Propaganda movement
The Propaganda Movement was a literary and cultural organization formed in 1872 by Filipino émigrés who had settled in Europe. Composed of Filipino liberals exiled in 1872 and students attending Europe's universities, the organization aimed to increase Spanish awareness of the needs of its colony,...
. the purpose of La Liga Filipina is the to build a new group sought to involve the people directly in the reform movement.
the league was to be a sort of mutual aid and self-help society dispensing scholarship funds and legal aid, loaning capital and setting up cooperatives, The league became at threat to Spanish authorities that they arrested Rizal on July 6, 1892 on Dapitan.
During the exile of Rizal, The organisation became inactive, through the efforts of Domingo Franco and Andres Bonifacio, it was reorganized.