19-Nov-13, 9:39 AM | InterAksyon.com
The widows and families of slain labor leaders Atty. Rolando Olalia and Leonor Alay-ay have asked Antipolo Regional Trial Court Branch 98 Judge Ma. Consejo Gengos-Ignalaga to inhibit herself from the 27-year-old double murder case for total loss of trust and confidence.
25-Feb-13, 4:55 PM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com
Hailing the signing into law of the compensation act for human rights victims during the Martial Law years, victims and lawmakers on Monday said that people should remain vigilant so it would never happen again.
25-Feb-13, 4:12 PM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com
The military has welcomed the signing into law by President Benigno Aquino III of the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013, which officially acknowledged that martial law, officially in place from 1972 to 1981, had wronged almost 10,000 victims of the Marcos regime.
25-Feb-13, 2:50 PM | Dexter San Pedro, InterAksyon.com
Capping a long, agonizing wait for justice for thousands of martial law victims, President Benigno S. Aquino III signed into law Monday the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013.
25-Feb-13, 1:41 PM | InterAksyon.com
Farmers group Alyansa ng mga Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luson and Anakpawis Partylist - Central Luzon marked the 27th anniversary of the People Power uprising, publicly endorsed the senatorial bid of Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy CasiÃƒÂ±o, running independently under the Makabayan Coalition.
25-Feb-13, 1:24 PM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
A few days before the 27th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolt, student activists from the height of Martial Law gathered at the University of the Philippines in Diliman to speak at a forum called "Student Activism through the Years: Uso Pa Ba Ang Tibak (Is activism still in)?".
25-Feb-13, 12:39 PM | InterAksyon.com
Many of the aspirations of the first People Power uprising in EDSA remain largely unfulfilled even under the second Aquino regime, the umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan said Monday, the 27th anniversary of the peaceful regime change.
25-Feb-13, 9:51 AM | InterAksyon.com
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Monday made it clear that the commemoration of the EDSA People Power Revolt Anniversary today is a special holiday only for all schools. Here, she also clarifies the pay rules for school employees.
25-Feb-13, 6:44 AM | Atty. Raffy Aquino
In this speech, re-posted here, Atty. Raffy Aquino tells us how he became a student leader in the time of Martial Law, lists down the traits of an activist, and explains why activism is integral to a UP education.
24-Feb-13, 11:15 AM | Comelec Employees\' Union
Statement of the Comelec union honoring 35 poll employees and computer operators from 27 years ago who walked out of the tabulation center in February 9, 1986 to protest the anomalies in the count.
24-Feb-13, 11:11 AM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
Teach for the Philippines aims to give all 22 million children in the public school system equal access to an excellent education. How? By getting the most promising young Filipinos, here and abroad, to teach.
23-Feb-13, 11:27 PM | Philippines News Agency
Malacanang is inviting the Filipino public to join the 27th anniversary celebration of the EDSA People Power Revolution on Monday in EDSA in Quezon City considering its significance to the nationÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â€ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â™s history.
23-Feb-13, 4:44 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com
Several portions of EDSA will be closed starting Saturday night until Monday (February 25) to make way for the celebration of the 27th anniversary of the People Power Revolution, the MMDA said.
21-Feb-13, 12:03 PM | Jason Gutierrez, Agence France-Presse
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle wants to bring the Catholic church closer to people, a vision his fans say comes from a genuine passion for helping the poor and one that could make him Asia's first pope.
21-Feb-13, 6:35 AM | Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com
Few among the tens of thousands who fought against the Marcos regime are remembered. Many who were beaten, raped, exiled, imprisoned, and murdered remain unknown. This is why a group of activists from that era seeks to honor them through a website, a virtual shrine to each of them.
10-Oct-12, 1:25 PM | Veronica Uy, InterAksyon.com
(UPDATE, 2:56 p.m.) A principal suspect in one of the most celebrated post-EDSA 1986 crimes, Lt. Col. Eduardo "Red" Kapunan has surrendered over the double murder of labor leader Rolando "Ka Lando" Olalia and driver Leonor Alay-ay. Kapunan is scheduled to be arraigned on Oct. 17.
25-Feb-12, 6:46 PM | Philippine News Agency
President Benigno C. Aquino III unveiled Saturday a statue of the late Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin, a key leader in the People Power revolution that ended two decades of dictatorship in the Philippines.
25-Feb-12, 11:06 AM | Philippine News Agency
President Benigno C. Aquino III early Saturday morning raised the Philippine flag at the Our Lady of Peace Shrine at the corner of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) and Ortigas Avenue in Quezon City, to mark the 26th anniversary of the EDSA-1 People Power revolt that catapulted his late mother Corazon C. Aquino to the presidency.
25-Feb-12, 9:02 AM | Theodore Te
As someone who suffered as much as he did for his country, no one would perhaps have begrudged 'Ka Pepe' Diokno a flight out of the country. It speaks so much of the character of the man that he stayed. And that in staying, he persevered. And that in persevering, he fought. And, that in fighting, he led. And that in leading, he inspired.
25-Feb-12, 8:30 AM | Joseph Holandes Ubalde, InterAksyon
Twenty-six years after regaining democracy, Filipinos still struggle against hunger, poverty and injustice, President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino said Saturday.
24-Feb-12, 7:49 PM | Joseph Holandes Ubalde, InterAksyon.com
Twenty-six years after EDSA People Power, what changed in the country? Did we do any better? These were the questions raised by Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. as the nation commemorates the bloodless revolt that toppled his father who led the country with an iron fist for over two decades.
24-Feb-12, 7:07 PM | J. M. Tuazon, InterAksyon.com
From radio in the first EDSA revolution in 1986 to cellphones during EDSA Dos in 2001, advancements in technology helped put more power from the top ranks down to ordinary people's hands.
24-Feb-12, 12:23 PM | Chichi Conde, InterAksyon.com and Philippine News Agency
(UPDATED - 6:55 p.m.) As the country marks the 26th anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power that brought down a corrupt regime, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday urged Filipinos to continue the fight against corrupt officials.
23-Feb-12, 4:44 PM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com
Some parts of Edsa will be closed to traffic to make way for the scheduled activities of the 26th anniversary of the 1986 Edsa People Power uprising, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Thursday.
22-Feb-12, 11:59 AM | Vice President Jejomar C. Binay
'Edsa is just half the battle won. It is unfinished business. The point is for us to remain vigilant for the democracy we worked so hard to regain. The point is for us to make democracy more democratic by democratizing wealth.'
17-Feb-12, 1:20 PM | Fiona Nicolas, News5| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez and Chichi Conde, InterAksyon.com
(UPDATE 2 - 2:45 p.m.) Malacanang on Friday denied that President Benigno Aquino III had called for a 'People Power' to force Chief Justice Renato Corona out of office.
23-Nov-11, 11:03 AM | Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com
A lawmaker has filed a bill to rename Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) after Cory Aquino, the former president, democracy icon and mother of President Benigno Aquino III.
09-Sep-11, 11:25 AM | Teodoro L. Locsin Jr.
Speaking of People Power, we are the past and the Middle East is the future: a fight not just for freedom but against freedom'Â™s misuse, not just for democratic government but intelligent and effective government.
31-Mar-11, 3:44 PM | Teodoro L. Locsin Jr.
The world has changed more in the past four weeks than in the past five thousand in regard for human life, of human rights, and with respect to the paramountcy of human decency. All have finally acquired official international recognition as compelling legal duties to protect and uphold wherever they are threatened or suppressed.