Victims of a "Bloodless Revolution.
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Manila, Philippines, 1986.
Two young employees of a Sauna owned by a middle level Police Official. Disgruntled at being excluded by the government administration's largesse, he led his employees to "take over the main police headquarters for Cory," unaware the civic defenders were poised, weapons ready. They wanted to test recently acquired automatic firearms. The "Leader" of the abortive coup, the only one armed, escaped unhurt. This was an unintentional commentary at the smug complacancy of the exponents of the "revolution." There were similarly soldiers killed, but they came from the "peasant class," and therefore, insignificant.
In the The Myth of People Power. photo essay.
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