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'If the aftermath of EDSA did not lead to ample social changes, this is not a blot on EDSA'
The 'Duterte wanted' poster is flashed on the national police headquarters on the eve of the commemoration of the EDSA People Power Revolution
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
(UPDATED) On the 34th anniversary of the historic event, Vice President Leni Robredo urges Filipinos to protect and preserve the memory of the EDSA People Power Revolution amid attempts by some quarters to 'erase it for their personal agenda'
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The documentary follows Imelda Marcos, wife of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
But Britain's protection was ultimately not needed after the deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Corazon Aquino's rival in the 1986 snap presidential elections, steps down
'It was an incredible feeling,' says the actor
There is no such statement from Senator Risa Hontiveros
What accounts for the success of sustained peaceful people's protests, and what undermines their short-lived 'success'?
The former US senator was instrumental in the ouster of authoritarian Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos
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Signs of a divided, forgetful country come on full display as the Philippines marks the 33rd anniversary of the peaceful EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986
'Let us never forget the sacrifice of those who came before us so that we may always be motivated to preserve and protect the democratic way of life that we enjoy today,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
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) ‘There’s no issue there, just a scheduling conflict,’ the former chief justice tells Rappler, but organizers refute this
(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
Former senator Juan Ponce Enrile also tells Bongbong Marcos that he didn't know the dictator was sick, even though he served the Marcos regime for 20 years
According to the group of women advocates, the previous state of the nation addresses delivered by President Rodrigo Duterte do not encapsulate the 'real state of the nation'
Why the divisions between us when one fight clearly overtops all others? Is there any doubt our nation has begun its descent into authoritarianism?
Mindanaons continue to be at the forefront of demanding reforms in the rehabilitation of Marawi, militarization of Lumad communities, and the stalled Bangsamoro Basic Law. We continue to fight today in the same way our mentors fought for our future before.
At the very least, these proposed amendments grant immense powers to Duterte and effectively dismantle whatever system of checks and balances there is
Kris invites the resigned Davao vice mayor to coffee and discussion after criticizing her on social media
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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
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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
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'We must guard our democracy,' says Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, as the Philippines marks the 32nd anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution
The protesters stress the critical role of the media in the historic 1986 event
Various sectors call on Filipinos to 'fight tyranny and dictatorship' and oppose moves to change the Constitution
(UPDATED) For the second year in a row, however, President Rodrigo Duterte decides to skip the annual commemoration of the EDSA People Power Revolution