On 35th Edsa anniversary, Duterte tells Filipinos to protect rights, democratic institutions

Daphne Galvez 02/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — On the 35th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, February 25, 2021, called on Filipinos to be vigilant in protecting their rights and the country’s democratic institutions. “As…

How some of Cebu’s youth leaders see Edsa ‘People Power’ Revolution

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/25/2021

Collective action to bring about change. A bloodless revolution.  Fight for freedom.  This is what the Edsa Revolution also known as the People Power Revolution means to some of the youth leaders of Cebu today, 35 years…

Militants gather outside PRO-7 to commemorate 34th year of EDSA People Power Revolution

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The leadership of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has allowed at least 400 individuals representing different militant groups to gather outside of the police camp to commemorate the 34th anniversary…

Willem Dafoe: ‘An incredible feeling’ to join 1986 Edsa revolution

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 11/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines — “An incredible feeling.” So said Willem Dafoe, revealing that he was one of the thousands of protestors who flocked to Edsa, which led to the toppling of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986. In a…

PRO-7 to file cases against 70 protesters for damaging camp gate

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will file charges against 70 protesters who broke the gate at the Camp Sergio Osmeña on Monday, February 25. According to Senior Superintendent Oliver Lee, the chief…

OLD WOUNDS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

Supreme Court decision triggers waves of anger, dissent The hammer has fallen on the decades-old issue of whether or not Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried a hero at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). In…

The Amboy is disgusted

Jobers R. Bersales 11/02/2016

During my student activism, there were three Filipinos we feared — and hated — the most: the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, followed by his Defense secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and then his Integrated National Police chief Fidel V.…

Print Media for Memento

Gerard Pareja 10/30/2016

Dihang misulod ako sa usa ka 7-eleven sa Maguikay Mandaue, nakit-an ko ang front page sa Inquirer diin daw torre ang higanting si Yao Ming nga midungo sa pundok sa iyang mga kaubang Insik nga mialirong kang…

Laban

Sofia Aliño Logarta 08/24/2016

What will I share with my students about Ninoy? Early in his life, Ninoy struggled and won over his fears. At the age of 17, he dared to cover the Korean War for the Manila Times. For…

Living the Edsa Revolution’s ideals

Ricky Poca 02/27/2016

Think Bits Last Thursday we celebrated the 30th anniversary of People Power or the Edsa Revolution, an event that many Marcos loyalists continue to claim to be a failure because it didn’t bring any of the prosperity…

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