Other military units would take over key strategic facilities, such as the airportmilitary bases, the GHQAFP in Camp Aguinaldoand major highway junctions to restrict counteroffensive by Marcos-loyal troops. Saulito Aromin and Maj. Ramos agreed to resign from his position and support the plotters.
February 25, marked a significant national event that has been engraved in the hearts and minds of every Filipino.
This part of Philippine history gives us a strong sense of pride especially that other nations had attempted to emulate what we have shown the world of the true power of democracy. The true empowerment of democracy was exhibited in EDSA by its successful efforts to oust a tyrant by a demonstration without tolerance for violence and bloodshed.
It was a day that gathered all Filipinos in unity with courage and faith to prevail democracy in the country. It was the power of the people, who assembled in EDSA, that restored the democratic Philippines, ending the oppressive Marcos regime.
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 In the years that followed Martial Law started the suppressive and abusive years—incidents of assassination were rampant, particularly those who opposed the government, individuals and companies alike were subdued.
His grieving wife, Corazon Cojuangco-Aquino showed the Filipinos and the world the strength and courage to claim back the democracy that Ferdinand Marcos arrested for his personal caprice.
In the efforts to win back his popularity among the people, Marcos held a snap presidential election in February 7,where he was confronted with a strong and potent opposition, Corazon Aquino. It was the most corrupt and deceitful election held in the Philippine history.
Such blatant corruption in that election was the final straw of tolerance by the Filipinos of the Marcos regime. Ramosboth withdrew their support from the government and called upon the resignation of then President Marcos.
They responsibly barricaded Camp Crame and Camp Aguinaldo and had their troops ready to combat against possible armed attack organized by Marcos and his troops.
The Catholic Church represented by Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin along with the priests and nuns called for the support of all Filipinos who believed in democracy. It was an empowering demonstration that aimed to succeed peacefully with the intervention of faith. Nuns kneeled in front of tanks with rosaries in their hands and uttering their prayers.
With the power of prayers, the armed marine troops under the command of Marcos withdrew from the site. Celebrities expressed their support putting up a presentation to showcase the injustices and the anomalies carried out by the Marcos administration. Aquino was proclaimed as the 11th President of the Republic of the Philippines.
She was the first lady president of the country. Although inthere was an attempt to revive People Power in the efforts to oust then President Joseph Estradait was not as strong as the glorifying demonstration in The bloodless, People Power Revolution in EDSA renewed the power of the people, strengthened the meaning of democracy and restored the democratic institutions of government.
Continue to the 5th Republic up to the Present Time.The Philippines was praised worldwide in , when the so-called bloodless revolution erupted, called EDSA People Power’s Revolution. February 25, marked a significant national event that has been engraved in the hearts and minds of every Filipino.
The People Power Revolution (also known as the EDSA Revolution, the Philippine Revolution of , and the Yellow Revolution) was a series of popular demonstrations in the Philippines that began in and culminated in The People Power Revolution (also known as the EDSA Revolution and the Philippine Revolution of ) was a series of popular demonstrations in the Philippines that Outcome: Fall of Marcos regime (); start of Fifth Republic. 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, With your permission, I will begin from the beginning. I was trained as a professional soldier at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) beginning in , or 75 years ago.
The EDSA People Power Revolution made a very significant mark in the Philippine history. It was a four-day series of a peaceful rally against the Presidency of Ferdinand Marcos.
This rally brought down Marcos from Malacanang and was then by replaced by Corazon Aquino. The revolution lasted for four days, from February 22 to 25, The EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary occurs every 25 February in the Philippines.
It commemorates the peaceful demonstrations that occurred in and led to the overthrow of the corrupt rule of President Ferdinand Marcos. The People Power Revolution (also known as the EDSA Revolution, the Philippine Revolution of , and the Yellow Revolution) was a series of popular demonstrations in the Philippines that began in and culminated in The People Power Revolution (also known as the EDSA Revolution and the Philippine Revolution of ) was a series of popular demonstrations in the Philippines that began in and culminated in Outcome: Fall of Marcos regime (); start of Fifth Republic.
The Second EDSA Revolution (EDSA II) was a four-day political protest from January 17–20, that peacefully overthrew the government of Joseph Estrada, the thirteenth President of the benjaminpohle.comon: Philippines.