1986 People Power Revolution - updates

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Roque: 1986 EDSA Revolution not 'fake news'

Feb 26, 2018 - 4:35 PM

'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

32nd People Power Revolution Anniversary at People Power Monument on February 35 2018. Photo by Maria Tan /Rappler

[OPINION] Did EDSA fail us?

Feb 26, 2018 - 9:16 AM

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.

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Pakinggan ang multo ng EDSA

Feb 26, 2018 - 8:22 AM

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'

Filipinos facing threat 'worse than Martial Law'

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:25 PM

'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

EDSA 32. Activist nun Sister Mary John Mananzan speaks at a rally at the People Power Monument to mark the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on February 24, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Robredo calls for vigilance vs abuses on EDSA anniversary

Feb 25, 2018 - 7:05 PM

'[H]indi tayo dapat magpabaya na manumbalik muli ang kadiliman na pinagdaanan,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo attended a Mass held at the St. Jude Thaddeus Parish Church in Naga City on Sunday, February 25, 2018, in commemoration of the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. Photo from OVP

Remembering Corazon Aquino, the artist

Feb 25, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Rappler speaks to Jeffrey Consumo – former President Cory Aquino's art teacher from 1996 to 1998

Official news agency neglected after EDSA 1

Feb 28, 2016 - 11:17 AM

A lot of people who worked under the Marcos regime were unceremoniously branded as undesirable and cast aside by the conquering heroes and heroines

DIVIDED. EDSA I is remembered for uniting the nation, but the aftermath shows divisions borne out of the distrust at the institutions and people from the Marcos regime. Image courtesy of Mara Mercado

Recalling the past, looking to the future: X users react to #EDSA30

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:42 PM

X users share their experiences from EDSA I and their hopes for the Philippines 30 years after the People Power Revolution

#EDSA30: Should the Marcoses be held accountable?

Feb 26, 2016 - 12:18 AM

While many revisit EDSA to commemorate People Power 1 others say it is time to move on

MOVING ON. Netizens say they want to move on from EDSA I because of the disappointment with its aftermath. Image courtesy of Nico Villarete

Martial law helped define me as a photographer

Feb 25, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The training I learned in confronting authorities with or without a camera during martial law are valuable lessons I used later in my investigative photojournalism work

Robredo to Bongbong Marcos: 'Facts don't lie'

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:27 PM

Vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo asks Filipino youth to understand the context behind EDSA I and the older generation to help them do it

Key players in the 1986 People Power Revolution

Feb 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Who were the prominent figures of EDSA 1986 and where are they now?

A history of forgetting

Feb 23, 2016 - 2:33 PM

Mythologizing historical figures to the point of sainthood or supervillain only softens the edges of the past and removes any nuance or lesson to be gained

TADO, SALAMAT

Should another man’s life be a reason for people to unite?

Nov 21, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Millennials are brought face to face with history through vivid personal experiences of activists during the Martial Law

Gringo plotted to kill Marcos – Almonte

Feb 24, 2015 - 9:27 PM

In his memoir to be launched February 25 Retired National Security Adviser Jose Almonte recalls the years before the ouster of dictator Ferdinand Marcos

#EDSA27: Teaching 1986 People Power to teenagers

Feb 25, 2013 - 1:17 PM

A teacher reflects on the memory of EDSA and the changing meaning of freedom for today s students