Ka Roger and Ka Soly laid to rest

Here is a video of the funeral march of Gregorio and Soledad Rosal who were finally laid to rest in Ibaan, Batangas last March 31.

Ka Roger died due to a heart attack last 2011 while his wife Ka Solly was killed in an encounter in Southern Tagalog in 2013.

Roger acted as Communist Party of the Philippines spokesperson until his death. His remains were hidden for five years due to security threats.

CONTRIBUTED VIDEO: ‘Ka Roger’ feted anew at UP

Five years after the Communist Party of the Philippines announced his death, the ashes of its late spokesperson Gregorio ‘Ka Roger’ Rosal was brought to the University of the Philippines for another grand tribute on the occasion of the New People’s Army’s 47th founding anniversary.

Hundreds of CPP members audaciously paraded on Metro Manila’s major streets to pay homage to one of its legendary leaders who throughout his life in the underground eluded arrest and death at the hands of government forces despite unceasing manhunts.

Among those paying tribute at the U.P. Theater are broadcasters Ed Lingao and Deo Macalma who both recalled their interviews with the charismatic rebel. Lingao and Macalma said they were surprised to learn that Rosal was a fellow broadcaster, having pioneered the underground station Radio Sierra Madre in the 80s. #