On 24 February 2006, while the country was celebrating the 20th anniversary of the EDSA revolution that toppled the dictatorial regime of Ferdinand Marcos, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed Presidential Proclamation 1017 declaring a state of emergency. Demonstrators protesting the declaration clashed with police in the succeeding days. PP 1017 was lifted a week later. The photos above are part of the exhibit by 21 photographers entitled "10x17".
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AGAINST THE (WRITINGS ON THE) WALL. Marchers rest as the speakers lambast the government.
ANOTHER TUNE. Singer-songwriter Leah Navarro leads the march of the masses.
STICK FIGHT. State police and protesters in a brief clash after protesters knocked down railings set-up by police blocking the march to the EDSA Shrine.
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