Lapiang Malaya

This undated photo (probably 1966) of the Lapiang Malaya is from the archives of the Bantayog Museum.

The Lapiang Malaya (Freedom Movement), composed mostly of Southern Luzon farmers, marched from Taft Avenue to Malacañang Palace to urge agrarian reform from President Marcos. On May 21, 1967: The Lapiang Malaya Rallyists were massacred. 33 men died during the confrontation with the police, while the rest were charged with sedition and then imprisoned.