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Ateneo hit for art ampitheater named after Marcos 'dummy'

Apr 21, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The Areté amphitheater is named after Ignacio B. Gimenez, who is identified by the Philippine government in court records as a 'dummy' of the Marcoses

ARETE. Irene Marcos at the Ateneo Areté Ignacio B. Gimenez Amphitheater on April 7, 2019. Photo from Panday Sining Katipunan

Only a moron would say I 'surrendered' to Marcoses – Duterte

Sep 22, 2017 - 7:13 AM

Anti-martial law groups launch protests on Thursday comparing President Rodrigo Duterte to Marcos, who is also notorious for human rights violations under his regime

5TH VISIT. President Rodrigo Duterte along with top military officials visits Camp Ranao, Headquarters of the 103rd Brigade on Marawi city on Thursday, Sept. 21,2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

‘Is Duterte the Marcos spokesman?’ – lawmakers

Aug 29, 2017 - 10:30 PM

The Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang CARMMA adds Not only has Duterte sponsored the official rehabilitation of the dictator he now also facilitates the exemption of the Marcos heirs from accountability and punishment

Philippines: The revolution that never was

Jul 26, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Now a year later with all the blood spilled in the streets and poor neighborhoods of suspected drug pushers and addicts and lately the imposition of martial law in Mindanao it is fitting to ask if indeed our beloved country is in the throes of a revolution

WATCH: Thousands gather to commemorate EDSA 31

Feb 26, 2017 - 12:28 AM

Those who gathered at EDSA 31 not only commemorated the People Power Revolution but protested the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos

IN PHOTOS: Anti-Duterte groups relive EDSA People Power uprising

Feb 25, 2017 - 9:13 PM

Protesters raise several issues as they commemorate the 31st EDSA People Power uprising

Activists from Block Marcos Movement lift their fists in front of the People Power Monument. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

TIMELINE: How the Marcoses made their political comeback

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:13 PM

After being forced into exile following the 1986 EDSA Revolution the Marcoses slowly return to politics with members of the late dictator s family now holding government positions

REELECTIONISTS. Vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos joins Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos file their certificates of candidacy in October October 16. Photo from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte

The essence of EDSA: Change begins with us

Feb 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM

We don t need false prophets of change who claim that they are the people s last hope The change that we so desire begins with us

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

CA paves way for hearings on $1.9-B award to Martial Law victims

Jan 17, 2017 - 7:17 PM

The Court of Appeals Special 13th Division junks the Marcoses bid to keep a Makati court from hearing the petition to enforce the 1 9 billion award given by a US court in 1995

MASS ARRESTS. Martial law led to the arrest of Marcos critics. Photo courtesy of Dr Ferdinand Llanes, from the exhibit of UP Likas

Conclusion: Time for pro-democracy forces' agenda

Dec 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The November 25 and 30 mass actions have confirmed two things: first the existence of a critical mass of warm bodies to comprise the pro democracy movement; and second the emergence of young people or millennials as a new force to reckon with

Ilonggos brave rains to protest Marcos burial

Nov 26, 2016 - 10:13 AM

We cannot allow the present administration to tolerate impunity by giving hero status to a dictator who has so wronged the people the groups say

NOT A HERO. Ilonggo activists march to protest the stealthy burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo by Russel Patina/ Rappler

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

Nov 25, 2016 - 9:48 PM

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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

Post-Marcos burial rage: Rallies to go on until Nov 30

Nov 18, 2016 - 9:45 PM

4th UPDATE Rally organizers call for anti Marcos mobilizations to continue as well in key cities across the country

Marcos burial protesters gather at People Power Monument and encourage motorists join their noise barrage on November 18, 2016.

Marcoses: 'We prayed, dreamed for 3 decades to see this day'

Nov 18, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Sa wakas napatupad sa araw na ito ang huling habilin ng aking minamahal na ama ang ating Pangulong Ferdinand Edralin Marcos: na maihimlay kasama ng kanyang mga kapwa sundalo says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos

HERO'S BURIAL. Members of the Marcos family pay their final respects to the family patriarch at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 18, 2016. Photo from Marcos Presidential Center

Palace on Marcos burial ruling: Time to move forward

Nov 08, 2016 - 3:16 PM

It s about time the nation moves on and confronts the more pressing concerns of the country rather than linger on an emotional issue that is unproductive as it is divisive says Chief Presidential Counsel Salvador Panelo

MOVE ON. Malacañang hopes the Supreme Court ruling on a state interment for the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos would help Filipinos 'move forward.' Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Aquinos over Marcoses?

May 23, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Do you believe this tale that the national story can be confined to the soap opera narrative of Noynoy versus Bongbong? It s never as simple as that

Incumbent clans dominate northern Luzon polls

May 14, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Dynasties sweep the polls in 5 provinces north of Manila: Isabela Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur La Union and Pangasinan

WATCH: Young Filipinos shocked by martial law victims' stories

May 04, 2016 - 9:55 AM

They thought the martial law era was a time of prosperity and discipline but were shocked to hear of atrocities committed by the regime

Why Honasan is skipping Binay’s Ilocos sorties

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Will the campaign strategy of the UNA vice presidential candidate help pull him out of the bottom of survey rankings?

NO SHOW. Senator Gringo Honasan appears by the side of his standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay in major sorties. This will not be the case in Ilocos this week. Photo from Honasan's Twitter account

Martial law survivor on Marcoses: 'Abuse is in the blood'

Mar 12, 2016 - 8:46 PM

Don t forget the dark days Romulus Dingcong tells young Filipinos as he and fellow surviving martial law victims campaign against vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos

NEVER AGAIN. Romulus 'Og' Dingcong, 63, tells Cebuanos how he was detained and tortured during martial law. Photo courtesy of Doris Mongaya

Too late for martial law victims' campaign vs Bongbong Marcos?

Feb 22, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang acknowledges that it has to work double timeto frustrate the vice presidential bid of the late dictator s son

Marcos central bank governor to testify on ill-gotten paintings

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Nearly 3 decades after the government is still looking for more than 100 paintings bought by Imelda Marcos using ill gotten wealth

Youth on Santiago-Marcos launch: Most competent tandem

Feb 09, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Although online response to their tandem is generally positive some voters raise questions on Santiago s health and Marcos link to martial law

Youth on Santiago-Marcos launch: Most competent tandem. Photo courtesy of the Santiago campaign.

Martial law victims to campaign against Bongbong Marcos’ VP bid

Feb 04, 2016 - 9:00 PM

They vow to go to Marcos sorties and not allow him to campaign without exposing their family s lies

NEVER AGAIN. Martial Law victims oppose the 'return of the Marcoses' in the Palace. Photo by Patty Pasion / Rappler

No-go for Duterte, petition vs Poe, Santiago files COC | 6PM wRap

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:23 PM

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A Marcos brand of amnesia

Sep 10, 2015 - 1:01 PM

As they say those who don t heed the lessons of history are bound to repeat it Or in much simpler terms: Fool me once shame on you Fool me twice shame on me

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Jul 15, 2013 - 5:00 AM

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Marcos jewels to be finally shown?

Sep 21, 2012 - 6:13 AM

We are not looking to exhibit the Marcos jewelry as the Philippine version of the crown jewels We are looking at it to convey historical lessons that these were assets that were products of plunder of ill gotten wealth