We, lovers of freedom and democracy, remember Plaza Miranda, August 21, 1971. We remember and honor the ultimate sacrifice of nine fellow Liberals, and the mental and physical scars of the 95 others who were injured here, this day 47 years ago. We remember and respect the brave Liberal heroes who held the line and […]
Plaza Miranda, Quaipo, Manila (August 21, 2017) Member sectors of Partido Liberal remember the 46th year of the Plaza Miranda bombing of the Liberal Party miting de avance, and condemn the killings related to the government’s war on drugs, including Kian delos Santos, in Quiapo, Manila, 21 August 2017.
Ngayon, Agosto 21, gugunitain natin ang dalawang trahedya sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas: ang pagbomba sa Plaza Miranda noong 1971 at ang pagpatay kay Senador Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. noong 1983. Siyam ang napatay, at may isang daang nasugatan, kabilang ang mga kandidato para senador ng Partido Liberal na sina Jovito Salonga, John Osmena, […]
Two major events in Philippine politics happened on the same day 12 years apart: the Plaza Miranda bombing, which created the precedence for what would later become 20 years of authoritarianism, and Ninoy Aquino’s assassination, which sparked the fires of revolt that ended the country’s long period of dictatorship.