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A year after Marcos burial, minority senators honor protesters as 'true heroes'

Nov 18, 2017 - 3:59 PM

'On this day, let us choose to remember not the burial but the people who rose to the call: protesters who showed a strong sense of hope, pride, and solidarity,' say minority senators a year after dictator Ferdinand Marcos was given a hero's burial

NOT A HERO. Mostly victims during the martial law, protesters oppose the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Thousands affirm support for Duterte in Bacolod amid EDSA rally

Dec 01, 2016 - 1:22 PM

Members of the Kilusang Pagbabago in Negros Island Region troop to the public plaza on November 30 to rally support for the Duterte administration s bid for real change

Negrenses reaffirm their support to President Rodrigo Duterte during a rally at the Bacolod public plaza, Wednesday/Glazyl Y. Masculino

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Nov 29, 2016 - 9:34 PM

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NHCP's Diokno resigns over Marcos burial

Nov 29, 2016 - 2:43 PM

4th UPDATE [The Marcos burial] denies our history erases the memory of lives lost and destroyed mocks the collective action we took to oust the dictator and denigrates the value of our struggle for freedom

DUTY. NHCP chairperson Maria Serena Diokno says there may have been failures too on the part of those who lived through martial law, to share their experiences.

Will Marcos burial protests affect talks with NDF?

Nov 26, 2016 - 5:36 PM

The chief government negotiator in talks with communist rebels says the burial would have minimal impact on the peace process with communist guerrillas

PEACE TALKS. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III (right) believes the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos won't hamper peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front. File photo courtesy of OPAPP

Framers of Constitution condemn Marcos burial, draw hope from youth

Nov 24, 2016 - 3:14 PM

We are inspired by the outpouring of protest by the youth who give life to our hope for generations of heroes who are the antithesis of everything that was Marcos say members of the 1986 Constitutional Commission

YOUTH PROTEST VS MARCOS BURIAL. Students protest the state interment of dictator Ferdinand Marcos in Manila. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

‘Replica’ left in mausoleum on day of Marcos burial

Nov 20, 2016 - 11:00 AM

But I bet on my life that it’s really the actual body [that was buried] says a source involved in the burial preparations for ex President Ferdinand Marcos

DICTATOR'S REMAINS. This file photo dated September 11, 2006, shows the body of dictator Ferdinand Marcos lying preserved in a refrigerated glass crypt in Batac, Ilocos Norte. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Marcos loyalists to SC: Hero's burial for national healing, unity

Sep 27, 2016 - 10:02 AM

Marcos loyalists are set to submit their manifestation to the High Court in relation to petitions against a hero s burial for the late strongman

'MARCOS PA RIN'. Supporters of the Marcos family calls for the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani to start national healing. Photo from Marcos Presidential Center

SC consolidates petitions vs Marcos burial, 3rd plea filed

Aug 19, 2016 - 5:03 PM

Our appeal to President Duterte is the Marcos burial is a promise you can break Whose hearts will you break if you don t go through with it? It s only the Marcoses says one of the petitioners

NO TO HERO'S BURIAL. Three petitions have been filed against the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Supreme Court image from Wikipedia Commons

Palace: It's clear Marcos is fit for Libingan burial

Aug 14, 2016 - 4:35 PM

There is clarity in the regulations governing the late President Marcos burial says Palace Communications Secretary Martin Andanar

Politicians alongside martial law victims gather in front of the Lapu-Lapu Monument in Luneta to protest against the motion to bury former President Ferdinand Marcon in the Libingan ng mga Bayani on August 14, 2016.

Marcos is dead, long live Marcos

Aug 10, 2016 - 6:00 PM

By allowing Ferdinand Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani President Duterte pays tribute to his political as well as biological fathers

MARCOS BURIAL. Groups launch various online campaigns against the planned burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Heroes' Cemetery.

In protest of Marcos burial, national artist's remains exhumed

Aug 08, 2016 - 5:11 PM

The family of National Artist Cesar Legaspi makes good on their promise to transfer his remains from the Libingan ng mga Bayani before September 11 the late dictator s birthdate

Millennials oppose Marcos burial at heroes' cemetery

Jul 07, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Student leaders from different universities gather in front of the oblation statue in UP Diliman to oppose the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

STONES. Students put stones with names of Martial Law victims written in them below the Oblation statue. All photos by Dwight de Leon/Rappler

Bongbong Marcos says rules allow father’s burial at heroes' cemetery

Feb 29, 2016 - 7:34 PM

What are the rules for if we are not going to follow them? Kung ayaw natin yung rules hindi na natin susundin? says vice presidential bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr