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News Release February 24, 2011 The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today marched along EDSA from Cubao to Ortigas to mark the 25th anniversary of the people power uprising that toppled the Marcos dictatorship. The rally also proceeded to the Department of Transportation and Communication office in Ortigas where the Light Rail Transit Authority was…

For Filipino farmers, filling a stage with actors and performers is hardly the best way to commemorate the culmination of more than a decade’s fight against the Marcos dictatorship. “It would have been better if President Aquino does something worthy of EDSA 1 such as announce the surrender of the Cojuangco family’s unjust claim on Hacienda Luisita,” Willy Marbella of KMP said.