Philippine protests - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine protests

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LIST: 'Grand mañanita' and other Independence Day 2020 activities

Jun 11, 2020 - 12:01 PM

(UPDATED) Groups will take to the streets on Friday, June 12, to protest – inspired by the widely criticized mañanita for the Metro Manila police chief

IN PHOTOS: Piston says nationwide transport strike a success

Sep 30, 2019 - 7:07 PM

Despite contradicting statements from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Piston claims high participation rates in Rizal, Alabang, Navotas, Davao, Southern Tagalog, and Angeles, Pampanga

LOOK: Saving their livelihoods. Jeepney drivers and operators in Baguio and Benguet together with their families and friends picketed the Department of Transportation in the city to voice out their opposition to the Jeepney Modernization Program which they said they are not against modernizing transportation but how is it being directed in favor of the big businesses. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Youth groups lead protest marking 47th anniversary of Martial Law

Sep 18, 2019 - 2:18 PM

With members of the Marcos family in top government posts and an increasing number of attacks against government critics, youth groups unite to ensure succeeding generations remember the horrors of martial law

[OPINION] Protests and university education

Mar 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM

To instruct the youth not to be involved in public and civic affairs is not only unconstitutional, but directly runs contrary to the various ways the youth can be involved in nation-building

Photo from Shutterstock

Violence marks ASEAN 2017 protests in Manila

Nov 15, 2017 - 12:16 PM

More than a hundred protesters are injured from the protest actions during the 31st ASEAN Summit

Various protest groups roit near the US Embassy to protest US Pesident' Trump's visit to the Philippines during the ASEAN Leader's Summit on November 13, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Activists protest Trump's visit in PH

Nov 12, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Militant groups and youth organizations sneak past police security to burn a flag near the US Embassy and hold a lightning rally at the in SM Mall of Asia

BAN TRUMP. Various protest groups held a rally near the US Embassy to protest US Pesident Donad Trump's visit to the Philippines during the ASEAN Leader's Summit on Sunday, November 12. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PNP 'confident' protesters will 'police themselves' on Sept 21

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:15 PM

'We're confident that the protesters will police themselves. We appeal to them not to commit crime,' says PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos

'END EJKs'. Protesters gather in front of Camp Crame, Quezon City to demand an end to killings in police operations. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LOOK BACK: Philippine protests that turned bloody

Oct 22, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Filipinos have the constitutional right to peaceably assemble but these protests against the government sometimes end in bloody clashes with police

DISPERSAL. Activists clash with police while protesting alleged US presence in the country. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

UP students on Abad: We will never apologize

Sep 23, 2014 - 1:43 PM

The group of University of the Philippines students accused of harming Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says the secretary was not willing to engage them in dialogue

'HOOLIGANS.' Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

UP professors condemn violence vs Abad

Sep 19, 2014 - 6:59 PM

This incident is not a victory but a blow to UP s honor say the UP professors who urged Secretary Abad s attackers to apologize to the budget chief and the university

ANGRY MOB. Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

Aquino expresses disappointment over UP violence vs Abad

Sep 18, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says he was willing to speak to protesters but was attacked instead an incident he deems as very disappointing

ANGRY MOB. Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

Duterte to investigate mauling of photojournalist

Feb 17, 2014 - 11:34 AM

Barry Ohaylan a correspondent for Pinoy Weekly and Kilab Multimedia Group was assaulted while covering a protest action of farmers last Thursday

ACCIDENTAL OR INTENTIONAL? Davao journalist Barry Ohaylan photographed after he was allegedly mauled by police while covering a protest, February 13, 2014. Photo courtesy Kilab Multimedia

CONVERSATIONS: What are your thoughts on the rising tension between the PH and China over #Scarborough?

May 10, 2012 - 5:28 PM

How does the latest development in the ongoing standoff between the Philippines and China over the disputed Scarborough Shoal make you feel?