IN PHOTOS: Massive anti-tyranny protest in Luneta marks 45th Martial Law anniversary

News & Features Philippines Sep 22, 2017 at 3:42 pm

espite threats to impose martial law nationwide, suspended government work and classes in public schools, limited rally space in Luneta, and a scheduled nationwide earthquake drill, around 30,000 protesters flooded Kalaw Avenue yesterday afternoon until late into the evening.

Intermittent rains failed to put down the collective rage over the Duterte administration’s bloody drug war, its all-out war in the countryside affecting mostly farmers and indigenous peoples, and martial law extension in Mindanao.

“Sa Malacañang natuloy ang earthquake drill. Nayanig ang Malacañang sa ating protesta,” said former Bayan Muna representative Teddy Casiño.

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