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After 18 years, Tagum soldier killed in Erap's all-out war gets hero's burial

Apr 30, 2018 - 7:08 PM

Technical Sergeant Claudio Forrosuelo died fighting the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Maguindanao in 2000

HERO. The remains of valour awardee Technical Sergeant Claudio Forrosuelo are exhumed from Tagum City in April 2018, and will be brought to Taguig City for interment at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo from the Facebook account of Joemar Rey Escaro Yanga, the late soldier’s nephew

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

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Protests staged across PH after Supreme Court allows Marcos burial

Nov 08, 2016 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED Shortly after the Supreme Court decision is announced protest rallies are held in Quezon City Makati Baguio Los Baños Cebu and Davao mostly at universities

NO TO MARCOS. University of Philippines students join Martial Law Victims in a protest rally at the UP compound on Tuesday to condemn the Supreme Court's decision granting hero's burial to the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporada/ Rappler

Ilocanos hold vigil ahead of SC decision on Marcos burial

Oct 17, 2016 - 7:02 PM

Marcos loyalists march for four days to call for the state burial of the late dictator

FAST FACTS: Libingan ng mga Bayani

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The Libingan ng mga Bayani is the final resting place of more than 49 000 Filipinos

Jesuit groups: Hero's burial for Marcos 'buries human dignity'

Aug 20, 2016 - 7:39 PM

Burying the dictator in the Libingan ng mga Bayani will not heal our wounded country Jesuit groups say

MARCOS FAMILY. Former first lady Imelda Marcos (2nd from the right) and her children weep on September 9, 1993, during a public eulogy for Ferdinand Marcos in Batac, Philippines. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Duterte ally: Ramos-era deal prevents Marcos hero's burial

Aug 13, 2016 - 7:22 PM

UPDATED Let the people decide former president Fidel V Ramos says as he pushes Congress to issue a resolution about Marcos burial

DUTERTE ALLY. Former Interior Secretary Rafael Alunan III speaks at the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, China, on August 12, 2016. Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA

Catholic schools reject hero's burial for Marcos

Aug 13, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Catholic schools urge President Rodrigo Duterte to urge the Marcos family to permanently bury Mr Marcos in Ilocos

LATE DICTATOR. Former first lady Imelda Marcos (R) with children Ferdinand Jr (L) and Imee (C) singing the Philippine national anthem before the flag-draped coffin bearing the remains of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos during arrival ceremonies at Laoag city airport in Philippines on September 7, 1993. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

#AnimatED: Marcos, Duterte and burying our history

May 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM

By burying Ferdinand Marcos in Libingan ng mga Bayani Rodrigo Duterte is telling us to forget part of our history

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