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Multisectoral groups take to the streets to point out oppressive policies and violations under the Duterte administration that mirror those of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
'My father got away with a slap on the wrist. Many were not as lucky.'
A roundup of false information Rappler has debunked about Ferdinand Marcos’ dictatorial regime and the popular series of demonstrations that overthrew him
How can the popularity of the EDSA uprising be contested and reduced to 'Aquino-sponsored' political propaganda?
For Sister Helen, nothing beats physical activism in terms of impact. 'I think unless you get a mass of people out on the streets, nothing will change.'
President Rodrigo Duterte hails the peaceful uprising for having restored democratic institutions, many of which he himself has attacked or threatened
'After more than 3 decades and 6 administrations, our country is still suffering from the same mistakes'
'Despite this most beautiful memory of democracy and solidarity, I find no cause for celebration'
Here are the banks which will have certain branches open on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The People Power Revolution was neither peaceful nor bloodless
'It was an incredible feeling,' says the actor
Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show that the number of overseas Filipino workers rose even before 1986
We need to remember why Filipinos both in the Philippines and abroad rallied against a dictator
Vice President Leni Robredo says Filipinos must break the misconception that the EDSA Revolution is just all about the 'dilawans'
(UPDATED) ‘We cannot allow the next generation of Filipinos to live in fear and violence. We stand against the Duterte government,’ says the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates
Why the divisions between us when one fight clearly overtops all others? Is there any doubt our nation has begun its descent into authoritarianism?
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‘The truth will stand strong through the test of history,’ Kris says
'It was the first bloodless people power revolution in the whole entire planet Earth, and it remains significant,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, after an online poll by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson
When this regime threatens press freedom, imprisons its critics, and arbitrarily kills its citizens, then it fails us and EDSA. It reverses all the steps we have taken towards democracy and progress.
32 years later, what are the lessons of the People Power revolution?
Ngayong ika-32 anibersaryo ng EDSA, angkop ang sinabi ni Milan Kundera: 'The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting'
Tindig Pilipinas, a 'coalition of coalition' that's decidedly anti-Duterte, draws comparisons between the current president and the dictator Marcos
'We are seeing an erosion of our moral fiber as a people,' says an activist nun as the Philippines marks the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution
Color It Red, Inang Laya are among those who came to commemorate the 1986 People Power Revolution
'[H]indi tayo dapat magpabaya na manumbalik muli ang kadiliman na pinagdaanan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Rappler speaks to Jeffrey Consumo – former President Cory Aquino's art teacher from 1996 to 1998
'The susceptibility of the youth to seek 'alternative facts' and feign a sense of nostalgia for the golden days of Martial Law is a collective failure of our political, social, and pedagogical institutions'
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo calls on the public to attend various events organized to commemorate the bloodless revolution that toppled the Marcos dictatorship
Aside from being a well known philanthropist the President s late mother was Davao s leading Yellow Friday Movement activist
The police say about 2 000 stayed the night after their show of force on Saturday February 25 and more arrived Sunday morning February 26
Organizers of the rally say 6 000 participated in the Power of We protest set on the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution
I believe the war on drugs should be refocused [to] war on poverty to reach a developed nation status says Senator Francis Pangilinan
A scuffle erupts after around 7 Duterte supporters arrive at a rally of thousands of Duterte critics near the People Power Monument
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella claims that dictator Ferdinand Marcos is not that iconic in the mind of the President
Habang papalabas ako ng Palasyo at sa aking paglalakad isang foreign journalist na nagla live report ang aking nadaanan at nakaringgan na ganito ang sinasabi: We the Americans like to think we taught Filipinos democracy Tonight they are teaching the world
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Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea delivers the message of President Rodrigo Duterte who skipped the EDSA commemorative event
The President s daughter says her father understands the meaning of the EDSA People Power Revolution more than delusional hypocrites like Archbishop Socrates Villegas
4 days of bloodless revolution Wow Now 8 months of relentless killings of the poor in the name of change It is a nightmare Your Eminence It is a shame
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
Aside from the government hosted event in Camp Aguinaldo there will also be protests organized by anti Marcos groups
It is not yet clear if President Rodrigo Duterte will attend any event related to the 31st EDSA People Power Revolution anniversary
The rallies are meant to prove that support for President Rodrigo Duterte is not waning despite criticism against his war on drugs and the revival of his links to murders in Davao City
The BlockMarcos Movement accuses the Duterte administration of downplaying the struggles of those who fought the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos
We just want to make this as simple as possible says Malacañang as it explains the Duterte administration s decision to scrap the highlight of past EDSA anniversary celebrations
Vice President Leni Robredo says lawmakers should just introduce amendments to some provisions of the Constitution