MANILA, Philippines – A coalition of various groups from different sectors and political parties will hold a protest rally against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes’ Cemetery).
The “Citizens’ Assembly” Facebook Page, which spearheads the activity has invited more than 30,000 people to the "peaceful protest."
As of Friday, August 12, over 4,000 people said they are going, while 3,000 are interested to participate.
If you are interested in participating, here are the things you need to know:
PURPOSE: Urge President Rodrigo Duterte to withdraw his decision allowing a hero’s burial for dictator Marcos
DATE: Sunday, August 14
TIME: 8 am to 12 noon
VENUE: Lapu-Lapu Monument in Luneta (behind Rizal’s statue)
ATTIRE: Wear white
PARKING: Participants are advised to park along TM Kalaw Avenue. Parking fees may apply
REMINDER: Bring umbrellas since rainfall is expected. Organizers said they are pushing through with the event, rain or shine.