[people power revolution] - ~50,000 results [edsa revolution marcos aquino] - ~14,000 results [people power revolution marcos aquino] - ~17,000 results the results show that both are equally valid names for the event, with people power having a slight upper hand. For more than a decade now, many filipinos have trekked to edsa to commemorate the anniversary of the february 1986 people power revolution, marking the overthrow of president marcos' regime.
Edsa, an analysis (part 1) by will march 5, 2009 here, hopefully, is an attempt to salvage the “tangibles” within edsa, in the hope that people will see stars where there are stars, and a civil revolt, where there was civil revolt.
Hence, it came to be known as the edsa people power’s revolution the revolution was a result of the long oppressed freedom and the life threatening abuses executed by the marcos government to cite several events like human rights violation since the tyrannical martial law proclamation in 1972.
There is another version of the edsa people power story, but it is one that edsa veterans aren’t liking. They called their movement “people power,” demonstrating in an amazing way the power of active nonviolence, the power of truth and love, similar to what was seen in the gandhian freedom struggle in india and the civil rights movement in the united states.
Compared to the respondents' strong agreement that the edsa revolution in 1986 that toppled marcos was an example of true people power, relatively fewer agreed and relatively more disagreed with the statement: true people power refers to the collective effort of citizens, like what they did in edsa in january 2001, when the people forced. For more than a decade now, many filipinos have trekked to edsa to commemorate the anniversary of the february 1986 “people power revolution,” marking the overthrow of president marcos’ regime. These remarks were delivered at a forum on the edsa people power revolution at the school of economics, university of the philippines, diliman, on february 24, 2017 with your permission, i will.
There is another version of the edsa people power story, but it is one that edsa veterans aren’t liking in this new version, former president ferdinand marcos is portrayed as the real hero of edsa for refusing to fire upon the assembled crowds in february 1986 edsa was a gathering of military.
I was back home in nyack, new york when these events, “the people power revolution,” occurred i had been receiving some letters and reports although such news was sketchy in those pre-internet days but as the movement grew and the coming election neared, there was increasing radio and television coverage. The people power revolution (also known as the edsa revolution and the philippine revolution of 1986 or simply edsa 1986) was a series of popular demonstrations in the philippines, mostly in the capital city of manila from february 22–25, 1986.