20 Filipinos 20 Years after People Power
Photographs by Lilen Uy
Podcasts by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
IT IS SAID that nearly a million Filipinos massed up on Edsa
from February 22 to 25, 1986 to oust Ferdinand Marcos. It was one of the most stirring moments in contemporary Philippine history, one much admired throughout the world.
Yet today, 20 years later, many Filipinos are also asking themselves what Edsa was all about. What did it accomplish? What went wrong? What went right? How have Filipino lives changed?