#NinoyIsNotAHero is hashtag that topped in Philippines trending list on social media networking sites on August 21, 2020. The trend was started by Filipino author Khayri R.R. Woulfe in a thread of tweets listing reasons why Ninoy Aquino is not a hero. The thread sparked a debate about whether Ninoy Aquino should be held a hero or not.

Various influencers and public figures have joined the debate on the issue, trying to justify their side on the dispute. Attorney and radio host Ferdinand Topacio called for the revocation of August 21 being declared as Ninoy Aquino Day. Richard Heydarian of Nikkei Asia insisted that Ninoy Aquino deserves to be called a hero. The tweets have been featured on news outlets later that day. Some political analysts considered the hashtag as a sign that Filipinos are conscious about the accuracy of certain historical texts being taught at school, other critics dismissed the hashtag as historical revisionism. #NinoyIsNotAHero has since became an annual social media discussion that resurfaces every August 21 as a way for Filipinos to express their thoughts about one of the most controversial figures in recent Philippine history.

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