About 100 UP-Tacloban students join protest vs plan to deploy cops, soldiers in campuses

/ 05:10 PM August 20, 2019

TACLOBAN CITY –– Around 100 students of the University Philippines-Tacloban joined the mass protest on Tuesday to oppose plans to deploy policemen and soldiers in campuses.

Sheena Esplago, a fourth-year biology student, said activism, which is prevalent among students of the state university, should not be considered a move to promote communism.


The students started their indignation rally at 2:30 p.m. by marching within the school campus.

They later proceeded to the city’s downtown area where speakers from different school organizations spoke.


The rally ended around 4:30 p.m. /lzb

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