Martial law survivors, militants to gatecrash ‘Libingan party’

Inquirer.net 09/10/2017

Late Dictator’s 100TH birthday celebration Survivors of the dictatorship of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos will gatecrash his 100th “birthday party” on Monday at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. The Campaign Against the Return of…

Millennial protesters: ‘No’ to moving on

Inquirer.net 02/25/2017

Move on? No way, said a group of protesters, mostly millennials, who staged a program commemorating the Edsa People Power revolt in 1986 at the gates of the cemetery where the toppled dictator lies. About 60 members…

Veering away from Edsa

Editorial 02/24/2017

This year’s observance of the 1986 People Power Revolution in Edsa is unlike anything in the past decade or so when past presidents, especially the latest, professed a commitment to the ideals and aspirations set by the…

Martial law talk anew

Editorial 12/28/2016

President Duterte’s recent statements regarding his plans to shortcut the declaration of martial law was his way of courting controversy anew right after he justified the Marcos legacy by allowing the burial of the late strongman in…

‘Creative protests’ vs EJK, Marcos LNMB burial set today

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/10/2016

IT will be a creative protest this afternoon by members of the Cebu Citizens Assembly to commemorate International Day of Human Rights. A nativity scene will be used during their march from Sto. Rosario Parish Church to…

Repudiation

Editorial 12/09/2016

Today’s observance of Human Rights Day gains a certain significance in this country for this year especially under this administration, which drew criticism for its relentless, take-no-prisoners war on illegal drugs and its support for the burial…

Militant groups hold noise barrage vs Marcos burial

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/06/2016

MEMBERS of Cebu Citizens Assembly held a synchronized noise barrage in seven areas in Cebu yesterday noon to protest the burial of late president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The protesters gathered at Fuente…

Robredo’s leave

Editorial 12/06/2016

It was expected that Vice President Leni Robredo and President Rodrigo Duterte would head their separate political ways since, first and foremost, they belong to different parties and second, he prefers a different vice president other than…

Who is a hero?

12/06/2016

Who is a hero? The notion and the question are as old as oral history. Greek mythology is rife with heroic gods and goddesses. The word “hero” is in fact derived from the Greek word “heros,” which…

Anti-Marcos groups hold simultaneous noise barrage in Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/06/2016

To reiterate their stand against the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) , militant groups held simultaneous noise barrage in seven different areas in Cebu on Tuesday noon.…

On last Wednesday’s rallies

Editorial 12/02/2016

Though size does matter when staging protests — the crowd, the area — it remains to be seen how effective last Wednesday’s protests against the Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is, not only in…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/01/2016

POLICE DETAIL On the day of the protest against the Marcos burial at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani, a police car was seen trailing protesters making their way to downtown Cebu City. One of the police officers…

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