THE country commemorated Saturday the 27th death anniversary of Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. who played a big role in ending the Martial Law regime of former President Ferdinand Marcos.

Filipinos took part in wreath-laying activities at the People Power Monument in Edsa.

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Most of the participants led by the Yellow Ribbon Movement (YRM), Spirit of Edsa Foundation, and Edsa People Power Commission wore yellow shirts.

After the activity, a mass was conducted. President Benigno Aquino III's sister, Viel Aqiuno-Dee, attended the Holy Eucharist.

Aquino supporters also attended a wreath-laying ceremony in Manila at 7 a.m.

Ballsy Aquino-Cruz, also a President's sister, attended the activity.

Aquino-Cruz in her speech said they have already forgiven those responsible for the death of her father. (Sunnex)