STAR POWER. Pen Medina, Agot Isidro, Cherry Pie Picache, and Juan Miguel Severo are among the stars who were seen at the rallies held to remember the 45h anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. Photos by Alecs Ongcal/Martin San Diego/Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – On Thursday, September 21, local stars made their voices heard as they marched and took part in the protests to remember the declaration of Martial Law. (READ: Thousands join national protest to remind Filipinos of Marcos' Martial Law)
Actor Pen Medina was spotted speaking at the Anti-Duterte rally in Luneta.
Pen Medina. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler
Saab Magalona, with her band Cheats, took part at the "Manlaban Para sa Karapatan" rally and concert at the Commission on Human Rights grounds.
Manlaban Para sa Karapatan rally/concert at the CHR kicks off with a performance from Cheats, Saab Magalona. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler
Carlos Celdran, Mae Paner (aka Juana Change), and Juan Miguel Severo were also spotted marching and reading during the show.
Juana Change Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler
Juan Miguel Severo. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler
Carlos Celdran. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler
Agot Isidro, Audie Gemora, Celeste Legaspi, Cherry Pie Picache, director Carlito Siguion-Reyna, and talent manager Noel Ferrer were also seen at the rally. The artists also performed the Filipino version of Les Miserables' "Do You Hear the People Sing?"
Agot Isidro and Cherry Pie Picache. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler
Others, like Jim Paredes, Leah Navarro, and Noel Cabangon, took to social media to voice out their opinions.
Thousands of people gathered in various parts of the country to remember the 45th anniversary of Martial Law, which was declared by president Ferdinand Marcos in 1972.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared September 21 as a "National Day of Protest," canceling classes and work in government offices. – Rappler.com