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Supreme Court upholds hero's burial for Marcos

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:30 PM

In a 10 5 vote the Supreme Court denies the motions for reconsideration filed by groups opposing the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

HERO'S BURIAL. Children of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos –€“ Ferdinand Jr and Imee –€“ and the late strongman's wife, Imelda, look on as their family patriarch is given a hero's burial on November 18, 2016. Screenshot from video posted by Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos

Anti-Marcos group: Quiet EDSA anniversary rites part of revisionism

Feb 22, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The BlockMarcos Movement accuses the Duterte administration of downplaying the struggles of those who fought the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos

Anti-Marcos protesters gather at the People Power Monument on February 22 to start a series of protests in commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the EDSA uprising. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Marcos burial in textbooks? We'll include 'critical side' – Briones

Dec 14, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says students will also learn why 5 Supreme Court justices voted against the hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos

Photo from Marcos Presidential Center

Filipinos and the politics of acceptance

Dec 06, 2016 - 9:55 PM

What I have learned from history is that often Filipinos have been asked to accept the very tragedies which have defined us

Robredo: I don't have political skill to oust Duterte

Dec 06, 2016 - 5:25 PM

Robredo also noted that while she issued statements against the Marcos burial she did not attend rallies out of respect for Duterte as his housing czar

Philippines' Vice-President Leni Robredo gestures during a press conference in Manila on December 5, 2016.  Robredo vowed on December 5 to spearhead national opposition against extrajudicial killings and other flashpoint issues surrounding firebrand leader Rodrigo Duterte's controversial anti-crime crackdown. / AFP PHOTO / Noel CELIS

Evasco: Duterte demanded respect from Robredo

Dec 06, 2016 - 10:25 AM

UPDATED If you are a member of the Cabinet you should respect the presiding officer who happens to be the President says Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Jun Evasco Jr

PLOT VS LENI? Vice President Leni Robredo attends a security briefing in Malacañang. Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 6, 2016

Dec 06, 2016 - 9:41 AM

Hello Here s a round up of news you need to know this Tuesday

Robredo: Opposition to Marcos burial possibly the clincher

Dec 05, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says her biggest difference with President Rodrigo Duterte is her stand on the hero s burial for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos

Philippines' Vice-President Leni Robredo gestures during a press conference in Manila on December 5, 2016.  Robredo vowed on December 5 to spearhead national opposition against extrajudicial killings and other flashpoint issues surrounding firebrand leader Rodrigo Duterte's controversial anti-crime crackdown. / AFP PHOTO / Noel CELIS

'Quietano?' Alan says not his job to protest, be a 'fiscalizer'

Dec 05, 2016 - 8:02 PM

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano says I’ve seen latest surveys A lot of people care more about presyo trabaho kita kaayusan prices livelihood order public order

NOT MY JOB. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano defends his apparent silence on the hero's burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, saying it is not his duty to be a fiscalizer. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Stories from the sidelines: Street vendors on the Marcos burial

Dec 01, 2016 - 3:18 PM

What do the people selling candies cigarettes and water to protesters think about Ferdinand Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani?

SIDEWALK STORIES. Vendor Alicia Palomos thinks the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos should not have been buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

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Dec 01, 2016 - 1:25 PM

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'One big fight': Ateneo, La Salle, UP unite vs Marcos burial

Dec 01, 2016 - 11:11 AM

Leaders of the top 3 Philippine universities share the stage at the November 30 rally and urge the youth to be relentless in their fight against deceit propaganda and human rights abuses

'ONE BIG FIGHT.' The heads of the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University address the crowd at the People POwer Monument on November 30, 2016. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Diokno: Next anti-Marcos campaign is to educate the youth

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Teaching the youth about Martial Law is the way to move forward from the rallies says former NHCP Chairperson Maria Serena Diokno and other educators

WATCH: Millennials lead November 30 anti-Marcos burial rally in EDSA

Nov 30, 2016 - 11:57 PM

Carrying signs of the times millennials bring protest signposts bearing witty slogans

Eye-catching signs at the November 30 anti-Marcos rally

Nov 30, 2016 - 11:43 PM

Today s rally contributed its own fair share of eye catching signs protesting against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

Photo by Patty Pasion

Protesters to Duterte, Marcoses: ‘This is what democracy looks like’

Nov 30, 2016 - 9:53 PM

UPDATED An estimated crowd of 15 000 largely composed of millennials gather on EDSA on November 30 to hold President Rodrigo Duterte accountable for giving dictator Ferdinand Marcos a hero s burial

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

'Negros Occidental won't allow' Marcoses' return to power

Nov 30, 2016 - 7:44 PM

La Sallians in Bacolod City stage the rally in honor of Martial Law victims: It’s our vow not to forget them it’s our vow never again that this situation will be happening in our time

MILLENNIALS OF LA SALLE. Students of the University of St La Salle, with their faculty members express indignation over the hero’s burial of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. They march from Lacson Street to the Bacolod Public Plaza on November 30, 2016. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Students in anti-Marcos burial protest: 'We will never forget'

Nov 30, 2016 - 6:42 PM

We should be at the forefront of engaging our government and ensuring that martial law will never happen again

MILLENNIAL MINDSET. DLSU student leader Reigner (center) says millennials have to educate their peers on the country's right history. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Albay youth: Why was Marcos buried despite pending appeal?

Nov 30, 2016 - 6:30 PM

We are calling on the people to join our cause This is without political color Our aim is to attain justice for the victims of Marcos regime says a youth leader who marched to Pinaglabanan Monument in downtown Legazpi City

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

De Lima files appeal vs Marcos burial before SC

Nov 30, 2016 - 6:09 PM

In a motion for reconsideration Senator Leila de Lima argues that dictator Ferdinand Marcos has been rendered the highest possible conviction ever

DUTERTE CRITIC. Senator Leila de Lima (C) gestures along with other Catholics as they offer prayers during a Mass for victims of extrajudicial killings, at a church in Manila on November 23, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Bishop: Join anti-Marcos rally out of compassion, not revenge

Nov 30, 2016 - 11:13 AM

Huwag tayong magsiraan Archbishop Socrates Villegas tells protesters joining the nationwide anti Marcos rally on November 30

'HUWAG MAGSIRAAN.' Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas reminds protesters to join anti-Marcos rallies out of compassion and not revenge. File photo courtesy of CBCP News

Millennials lead anti-Marcos vigil at Libingan ng mga Bayani

Nov 29, 2016 - 10:48 PM

Millennials who met through social media stage a vigil on the eve of the November 30 protests against the hero s burial for late dictator Ferdinand Marcos

MILLENNIALS VS MARCOS. Millennials behind the group 'Block Marcos' spend some downtime at around 7 pm on November 29, 2016, before dozens of other participants arrive for their vigil outside the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Leila de Lima, Marcos burial, Brazilian football team | Evening wRap

Nov 29, 2016 - 9:34 PM

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SC to Palace, AFP, Marcoses: Explain in 10 days hasty Marcos burial

Nov 29, 2016 - 6:10 PM

The High Court also instructs them to respond to the motions for reconsideration filed by the petitioners

Photo from Office of the Army Chief Public Affairs

NHCP's Diokno resigns over Marcos burial

Nov 29, 2016 - 2:43 PM

4th UPDATE [The Marcos burial] denies our history erases the memory of lives lost and destroyed mocks the collective action we took to oust the dictator and denigrates the value of our struggle for freedom

DUTY. NHCP chairperson Maria Serena Diokno says there may have been failures too on the part of those who lived through martial law, to share their experiences.

Petitioners urge SC to reverse ruling on Marcos burial

Nov 28, 2016 - 6:40 PM

Petitioner Edcel Lagman calls the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani a gross distortion a malevolent revision and a wanton derogation of Philippine history

'NOT A HERO.' Marcos burial protesters gather at the People Power Monument and encourage motorists to join their noise barrage on November 18. Photo by Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Stars rally, speak out against #MarcosBurial

Nov 26, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Pen Medina Bayang Barrios and more stars are seen at the rallies against burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the LNMB

BLACK FRIDAY. Actor Pen Medina joins the rallies on November 25 against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Kailangan ni Marcos ng dasal, hindi parangal – Archbishop Villegas

Nov 26, 2016 - 8:28 PM

Huwag sanang gamitin ng mga buhay ang bangkay ng yumao para sa kani kanilang pangarap at ambisyon

PRAYER RALLY. Nagsalita si Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas sa prayer rally sa Dagupan City noong Nobyembre 23, 2016. Photo mula sa Sabins Studio

IN PHOTOS: Anti-Marcos rallies outside Metro Manila

Nov 26, 2016 - 3:21 PM

UPDATED Protests against the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes Cemetery take place all over the country and even outside the country

TACLOBAN. Protests in the city most devasted by supertyphoon Haiyan. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Ombudsman hits revision of history amid Marcos burial protests

Nov 26, 2016 - 2:33 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales also says As it turns out nowadays those who could not remember history have the tendency to write a new one

FEISTY OMBUDSMAN. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales hits the 'alarming attitude' toward history amid the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Signs of the times at Luneta rally

Nov 26, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Yes I didn t experience Martial Law but I didn t have to because they fought for me says one of the placards during the November 25 rally

GRAND RALLY. Thousands of protesters gather at Luneta on Friday, November 25, to voice their opposition against the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Students at anti-Marcos rally: We're part of the fight

Nov 26, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The youth need not experience the abuses of Martial Law to understand it Students say they can research and read about one of the darkest periods in Philippine history

Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Archbishop Villegas to Marcoses: Ask forgiveness

Nov 26, 2016 - 7:54 AM

Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas says in his message Return stolen inheritance Correct mistakes The mercy of God awaits all those who are humble and repentant

PRAYER RALLY. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas urges the Marcoses to ask forgiveness for the sins of their patriarch, dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo courtesy of Sabins Studio

Baguio anti-Marcos rally: 'This will not be the last'

Nov 26, 2016 - 12:12 AM

Hundreds of protesters march along Session Road vowing to sustain protest actions until Ferdinand Marcos remains are exhumed from the Libingan ng mga Bayani and returned to Ilocos Norte

PROTEST. University students march along Session Road to protest the burial of Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, November 25, 2016. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Protesters in Imelda’s Tacloban: Dig up Marcos remains

Nov 25, 2016 - 11:00 PM

UP Tacloban students and protesters from other sectors say Ferdinand Marcos does not deserve a place in the Heroes’ Cemetery due to the human rights violations committed during his dictatorial reign

Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Anti-Marcos rally, De Lima-Dayan affair, Rodrigo Duterte | Evening wRap

Nov 25, 2016 - 9:48 PM

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Bicol protesters: Hold Duterte accountable for Marcos burial

Nov 25, 2016 - 8:58 PM

Marches and rallies denouncing President Duterte s decision to allow a hero s burial for Marcos are held in Legazpi Daet Naga Sorsogon and Virac in the Bicol region

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Sideshow: Group goes to Luneta to defend Duterte

Nov 25, 2016 - 8:37 PM

10 young people some of them wearing citizens military training fatigues with red armbands remind protesters: you know very well Duterte promised during the campaign a hero s burial for Marcos

DUTERTE DEFENDERS. A small group of young people goes to Luneta, near the venue of the grand anti-Marcos rally on November 25, 2016. They remind protesters that President Rodrigo Duterte did not make secret during the campaign that he would allow a hero’s burial for Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

UP Oblation Run hits Marcos burial at Heroes' Cemetery

Nov 25, 2016 - 7:52 PM

This year s UP Diliman Oblation Run condemns the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes Cemetery and calls for justice for Martial Law victims

ALL OUT. Members of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity hold an Oblation Run at the Palma Hall in UP Quezon City, against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos on Friday, Nov 26. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

Bishop to Marcoses: Don't use a corpse for ambitions

Nov 25, 2016 - 7:32 PM

The late dictator Ferdinand Marcos needs prayers not honors says Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas in a prayer rally in Dagupan City

Luneta protesters to Duterte: End alliance with Marcos family

Nov 25, 2016 - 7:18 PM

UPDATED Thousands troop to Luneta despite the rains to denounce the hero s burial that President Rodrigo Duterte accorded dictator Ferdinand Marcos – a campaign promise he made to the Marcos family

LIVE: Anti-Marcos burial rallies - November 25, 2016

Nov 25, 2016 - 4:51 PM

Get live updates from protest rallies against Marcos to be held in Metro Manila and provinces in the Philippines on Friday November 25 2016

Nationwide protests today vs Marcos hero's burial

Nov 25, 2016 - 10:53 AM

2ND UPDATE Protest rallies against the hero s burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos begin across the country on Friday November 25 to mark the National Day of Rage and Unity

ANTI-MARCOS PROTEST. Various groups hold protest actions against the hero's burial of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Dela Rosa: Why sanction PNP over Marcos burial?

Nov 24, 2016 - 10:15 PM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa reiterates the police force had nothing to do with the preparations for the Marcos burial and only secured the Heroes Cemetery to prevent untoward incidents

PNP IN MARCOS BURIAL? PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa and his third-in-command, Benjamin Magalong at the House of Representatives. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

St Scholastica on Marcos burial protest: Rallies not new to us

Nov 24, 2016 - 8:29 PM

St Scholastica s College says We know that there is a bigger classroom out in the real world and we face the challenges and difficulties fair and square

Ferdinand Marcos' mortician reveals trade secrets

Nov 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Frank Malabed who embalmed ex dictator Marcos s body insists the body buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is real

CELEBRITIES' MORTICIAN. Frank Malabed, the embalmer of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, answers question during an interview in his office in Manila on November 22, 2016. Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte vows to protect Marcos burial protesters

Nov 24, 2016 - 1:42 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says demonstrators will not need to secure permits from local government units – running against the requirement imposed by LGUs

PRESIDENT DUTERTE. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

St Scho alumnae eye legal action vs cyber bullies

Nov 23, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Those who have attacked these young Scholasticans by way of threats harassment hurtful comments and cyber bullying are the ones who are committing child abuse

'SC ruling on Marcos burial based on illegal DND order'

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:49 AM

A defense department order on the Marcos burial was not filed with the Office of the National Administrative Register says Representative Edcel Lagman

NO GIVING UP. Marcos critics build up case against  his burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo from Marcos Presidential Center