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IN PHOTOS: Washing of Feet rites with street dwellers, EJK orphans

Mar 29, 2018 - 11:12 PM

Father Flavie Villanueva leads the Washing of the Feet for urban poor, street dwellers, and orphans of victims of extrajudicial killings on Maundy Thursday 2018

WIDOWED. Fr. Flavie Villanueva washes the feet of a wife who lost her husband in the government's drug war

The week in photos: October 28-November 3, 2017

Nov 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Rohingya refugee childrens walk at Moynerghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on October 29, 2017.Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space, after efforts to encourage birth control failed. More than 600,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighbouring Myanmar in August triggered an exodus, straining resources in the impoverished country. / AFP PHOTO / Tauseef MUSTAFA

Bello to Duterte: 'Reverse course' or Filipinos may 'throw you out'

Sep 21, 2017 - 5:40 PM

'This is really a massacre that has taken place... He has to listen because if he doesn't listen, the people are going to throw him out eventually,' says former congressman Walden Bello

Bantayog speakers Walden Belo and Jean Enriquez. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Stories my grandfather told of the conjugal dictatorship

Feb 13, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Following the hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani the heirs of Primitivo Mijares felt compelled to relaunch The Conjugal Dictatorship

'Conjugal Dictatorship' to be relaunched in time for EDSA anniversary

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:18 PM

The new 812 page edition will retail at P650 for paperback and P1 000 for hardcover

IN PHOTOS: The ‘real heroes’ at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani

Dec 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM

On the birth anniversary of Katipunan founder Andres Bonifacio and on the same day anti Marcos protests are conducted 19 men and women are given honors for standing up against Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship

'REAL HEROES.' Former Senator Wigberto Tanada unveils the wall of remembrance dedicated to 19 heroes who fought the abuses during Martial Law. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Kin of Martial Law heroes: ‘It feels like a homecoming’

Nov 30, 2016 - 10:24 PM

They are the real heroes not Ferdinand Marcos: the names of 19 new patriots who opposed Martial Law are added to the wall of remembrance at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani

'REAL HEROES.' Relatives of victims of Martial Law light candles at the Bantayog ng mga Baynani Wall of Remembrance to honor the heroism of their fallen kin. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

19 Martial Law heroes set to be honored

Nov 26, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation is set to recognize 19 men and women who fought against the Marcos regime

HEROES. The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation recognizes the men and women who have fought against the martial law regime. Photo from the Facebook page of Bantayog ng mga Bayani

This place in Metro Manila takes you on a gripping Martial Law tour

Sep 21, 2016 - 6:33 PM

This peaceful spot carries the weight of Martial Law memories

A PARK WITH TREES? Bodhi trees with spreading branches give shade to all the visitors here. To their right is a grassy expanse. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

'Buti pa si Marcos may bangkay,' says sister of missing martial law victim

Aug 09, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Marcos [burial] will not bring healing It will even cause more pain for us adds Susan Quimpo whose brother was killed during martial law

NEVER AGAIN. A coalition of groups opposing the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani said his burial will insult the sacrifices made by the victims of the Martial Law. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Groups mull asking SC to stop Marcos hero's burial

Aug 09, 2016 - 1:57 PM

The other option is to persuade President Duterte to change his mind

SC INTERVENTION? Representative Edcel Lagman (middle) says the coalition against President Ferdinand Marcos' hero's burial is eyeing to seek an injunction from the Supreme Court. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

#NeverForget concert reunites anti-dictatorship heroes

Feb 11, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Chickoy Pura Gary Granada and more perform at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani during an event honoring those who died in the Martial Law years

'Bongbong Marcos knows what to apologize for'

Sep 20, 2015 - 11:01 AM

The Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation responds to Senator Marcos controversial What am I to apologize for? statement on his father s presidency

CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENT. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos issued a controversial statement asking what he is to apologize for over his father's presidency during martial law. Photo courtesy: