EDSA I - updates

Rappler's latest stories on EDSA I


Martial law not an 'era of discipline' - Miriam College community

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:37 PM

Martial Law did not result in real peace Instead it fomented greater social unrest and promoted a culture of violence throughout the country

2016 Vice-Presidential Candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos continues to visit various places in the north on the second day of his election sortie on Wednesday, February 10. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Palace on Aquino's anti-Marcos remarks: 'Truth vs amnesia'

Feb 27, 2016 - 7:34 PM

Malacañang says President Aquino s remarks against the Marcoses during the 30th anniversary of the EDSA revolution is an attempt to fight disinformation with facts

TRUTH VS AMNESIA. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III flashes the “L” Laban sign during the re-enactment of the historic “Salubungan." Photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Robredo: Marcos doesn't deserve burial in Heroes' Cemetery

Feb 27, 2016 - 3:38 PM

Asked if she is in favor of allowing the late dictator s burial in the Heroes Cemetery Leni Robredo voices her dissent and says a hero s burial is not deserved

ONGOING CAMPAIGN. Liberal Party vice presidential bet Leni Robredo campaigns in Bulacan, February 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of Leni Robredo media bureau

Recalling the past, looking to the future: X users react to #EDSA30

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:42 PM

X users share their experiences from EDSA I and their hopes for the Philippines 30 years after the People Power Revolution

#EDSA30: Should the Marcoses be held accountable?

Feb 26, 2016 - 12:18 AM

While many revisit EDSA to commemorate People Power 1 others say it is time to move on

MOVING ON. Netizens say they want to move on from EDSA I because of the disappointment with its aftermath. Image courtesy of Nico Villarete

Robredo to Bongbong Marcos: 'Facts don't lie'

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:27 PM

Vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo asks Filipino youth to understand the context behind EDSA I and the older generation to help them do it

Youth told: Don't forget why EDSA happened

Feb 25, 2016 - 5:09 PM

Remembering the past and upholding hard fought freedom are the underlying themes in the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the EDSA Revolution

SALUBUNGAN. A Filipino priest gestures while riding a tank with soldiers as they march in front of the People Power monument to re-enact the 30th anniversary of the fall of the then President Ferdinand Marcos' dictatorship, in Quezon City, February 25, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

WATCH: People Power Revolution Anniversary #EDSA30

Feb 24, 2016 - 11:31 PM

Watch the commemoration of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution The Philippines bloodless revolution that toppled a dictator turns 30

Where are the 2016 bets on the 30th EDSA anniversary?

Feb 24, 2016 - 9:21 PM

On the 30th anniversary of the historic bloodless revolution candidates for the 2016 polls will be continuing their campaigns outside Manila

COMMEMORATION. The Philippines commemorates the 30th anniversary of the historic People Power uprising on February 25, 2016. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Inside the powerful EDSA 30 experiential museum

Feb 24, 2016 - 9:11 PM

Dubbed Biyahe Tungo sa Liwanag Journey Towards Light the new museum immerses visitors in sights and sounds depicting the Marcos regime – and the long and winding road towards the People Power Revolution

Raissa Robles: 'We never knew extent of repression under martial law'

Feb 23, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Journalist Raissa Robles new book provides a brief history of martial law atrocities and presents stories of torture and repression under the late dictator s rule

NEVER AGAIN. Journalist Raissa Robles says her new book is a 'study of a benevolent dictatorship,' and recounts stories of atrocities during the Marcos regime.

EDSA 32: Politicians who got their start after the 1986 uprising

Feb 23, 2016 - 8:00 AM

(UPDATED) The EDSA revolution did not only restore democracy to the Philippines, it also made politicians out of once unknown names

AFTER EDSA. These prominent politicians got their break from – or were inspired by – the events of the historic 1986 uprising.

Anti-graft group honors Ninoy Aquino in Makati motorcade

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The motorcade of the United Makati Against Corruption also aims to highlight the ongoing fight to end corruption in the country

News that counts: Journalism after Aquino's assassination

Sep 07, 2013 - 11:51 PM

The architects of Martial Law knew that their success depended on silencing the press journalist Melinda Quintos de Jesus says