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Nonviolent intervention in Philippines during military clash, 1986

Time period
February 22, 1986 to February 24, 1986
Third-party nonviolent intervention
Total points
10 out of 10 points
Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy
Anthony Phalen, 08/01/2010

The third party nonviolent intervention during the People Power revolution came about as a result of the turbulent political situation in the Philippines in 1986. After the assassination of opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983, there were major protests throughout the Philippines attacking the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos (see “Filipinos campaign to overthrow dictator (People Power), 1983-1986”). These protests, combined with pressure from external forces forced Marcos to call for presidential elections on February 7, 1986.