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Cebu youths on Edsa Short on details, long on belief

February 26, 2012


MORE than two decades have passed since the first Edsa People Power Revolt ousted the Marcos regime. Two Cebu veterans who joined in the struggle against the Marcos dictatorship called on Cebuano youths to remember the lessons of history. Regional Trial Court Judge Meinrado Paredes and Democrito Barcenas were human rights lawyers who were jailed […]

‘People Power to erupt if SC stops impeach trial’

February 25, 2012


A FORMER human rights lawyer said another People Power revolt may erupt in the aftermath of the Senate impeachment trial. Democrito Barcenas believed people will once again converge on the streets if the Supreme Court (SC) stops the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Renato Corona. “I don’t think people will not rise (if a temporary […]