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LOOK: Protesters bring shovels near Marcos grave

Nov 18, 2017 - 5:49 PM

'Unearth the dictator,' says an anti-Marcos group a year after the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was given a hero's burial

HUKAYIN. Anti-Marcos group Block Marcos staged a protest in front of the Libingan ng mga Bayani on Saturday, November 18. Photo by Twitter user @nicadoom

Marcos not a hero, critics assert a year after hero's burial

Nov 18, 2017 - 4:40 PM

'Honors undeserved do not transform the undeserving,' says former solicitor general Florin Hilbay

LOYALISTS. Marcos loyalists with Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos gather in Manila on November 7, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Schedule: EDSA 31st anniversary rallies

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Aside from marking the 31st anniversary of the uprising that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos some protesters plan to speak out against extrajudicial killings and other abuses

PEOPLE POWER MONUMENT. Protesters of former President Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani gather at the People Power monument on November 18, 2016 . Rappler file photo

Simbang Gabi kicks off with Anti-Marcos mass at EDSA monument

Dec 15, 2016 - 11:40 AM

The anticipated Simbang Gabi is a call to prayer and faith Let us all join hands in praying for our country ’ says the Coalition Against the Marcos Burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

SIMBANG GABI. Anti-Marcos protesters are set to hold a public mass on December 15, 9PM at the People Power Monument to culminate their series of protests since the burial of the former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes' Cemetery.

Robredo to Marcos burial protesters: Speak with 'one voice'

Dec 10, 2016 - 10:07 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo however admits unifying the anti Marcos protesters will be difficult because of her political affiliation

UNITY. Vice President Leni Robredo wants to unify the dissenting voices against the Marcos burial issue. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Stories from the sidelines: Street vendors on the Marcos burial

Dec 01, 2016 - 3:18 PM

What do the people selling candies cigarettes and water to protesters think about Ferdinand Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani?

SIDEWALK STORIES. Vendor Alicia Palomos thinks the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos should not have been buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

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Dec 01, 2016 - 1:25 PM

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Protesters to Duterte, Marcoses: ‘This is what democracy looks like’

Nov 30, 2016 - 9:53 PM

UPDATED An estimated crowd of 15 000 largely composed of millennials gather on EDSA on November 30 to hold President Rodrigo Duterte accountable for giving dictator Ferdinand Marcos a hero s burial

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Millennials lead anti-Marcos vigil at Libingan ng mga Bayani

Nov 29, 2016 - 10:48 PM

Millennials who met through social media stage a vigil on the eve of the November 30 protests against the hero s burial for late dictator Ferdinand Marcos

MILLENNIALS VS MARCOS. Millennials behind the group 'Block Marcos' spend some downtime at around 7 pm on November 29, 2016, before dozens of other participants arrive for their vigil outside the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

The new revolutionaries

Nov 23, 2016 - 10:43 AM

In the aftermath of Ferdinand Marcos surprise burial the old battlecry of martial law activists is resurrected as victims and human rights leaders speak against historical revisionism

Photo by Carlo Gabuco

Schedule: November 30 rallies vs Marcos

Nov 22, 2016 - 3:13 PM

UPDATED The main rally will be held at the People Power Monument along EDSA from 4 pm to midnight with simultaneous mobilizations in key cities across the country and abroad People attending are asked to wear black

POST-BURIAL. Marcos burial protesters gather at People Power Monument and encourage motorists join their noise barrage on November 18, 2016.

Lagman to SC: Have Marcos remains exhumed from Heroes' Cemetery

Nov 21, 2016 - 1:46 PM

Albay Representative Edcel Lagman one of the petitioners against a hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos also wants to subject the remains to a forensic examination

FROM BATAC TO LNMB. Former President Ferdinand Marcos' remains are buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 18, 2016, decades after his death, sparking protests from Martial Law victims and human rights advocates. Photo courtesy of the AFP

WATCH: Full-length video of Marcos burial

Nov 21, 2016 - 9:13 AM

Watch the full length video of the burial of Ferdinand Marcos 30 years after he fled the Philippines follwing a people power revolt

#MarcosBurial: 'Sorry I'm not sorry'

Nov 20, 2016 - 1:27 PM

A young woman s open letter to the victims of Martial Law and those who support former president Ferdinand Marcos

Anti-Marcos groups prepare for November 25 grand rally

Nov 19, 2016 - 3:13 PM

Carmma is pushing to broaden the front because we think that the issue is shared by many sectors [and] institutions says anti Marcos group spokesperson Bonifacio Ilagan

NOT A HERO. Protesters against former President Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Marcos family lays ex-president to rest

Nov 18, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Inside the Libingan ng mga Bayani Heroes Cemetery on November 18 2016 during the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos

Marcos burial captured in 'same-day edit' video

Nov 18, 2016 - 2:37 PM

The late dictator s daughter Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos posts the video with the hashtag SalamatAPO

HERO'S BURIAL. Children of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos – Ferdinand Jr and Imee – and the late strongman's wife, Imelda, look on as their family patriarch is given a hero's burial on November 18, 2016. Screen grab from Marcos video

Schedule of protests vs Marcos burial: November 18

Nov 18, 2016 - 1:09 PM

UPDATED Anti Marcos mobilizations are ongoing in Metro Manila as of posting Some rally organizers call on groups to converge at the Edsa Shrine

'Naisahan na naman': Netizens stunned by #MarcosBurial

Nov 18, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Social media erupts with reactions to the MarcosBurial the schedule of which was kept secret

New textbooks to include SC ruling on Marcos burial – DepEd

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The textbooks however will not dictate on school children whether Marcos is a hero the education department says Let s give them facts [so they] can make a judgment

LNMB renamed 'Libingan ng Mga Bayani and Friends' on Google Maps

Nov 11, 2016 - 4:39 PM

Libingan ng mga Bayani is a grave misnomer some netizens believe

Martial Law victims to Duterte: Reconsider Marcos burial

Nov 09, 2016 - 7:30 AM

President Duterte has hoped the Supreme Court decision will bring closure A petitioner says the contrary will happen and the issue will be enflamed

FIGHT CONTINUES. Despite the SC ruling, anti-Marcos groups plan to continue protesting against a hero's burial for the late strongman. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ex-soldiers’ kin on Marcos burial: ‘It’s his right, but let SC decide’

Nov 01, 2016 - 1:51 PM

Others oppose having the late dictator buried alongside their relatives citing the human rights atrocities that marked the Marcos regime

FOR THE HEROES. Members of the military guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 1. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler