QC denies permit to rally on busy road | Inquirer News

QC denies permit to rally on busy road

05:12 AM July 22, 2022

CHECKPOINT The road to Batasang Pambansa is tightening up, as Quezon City policemen stop motorists along the Batasan-San Mateo Road near the House complex on Wednesday, ahead of President Marcos’ first State of the Nation Address on July 25. —NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The Quezon City government has denied the request of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan to carry out their protest action during President Marcos’ first State of the Nation Address along Batasan Road. The city’s Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS) said Batasan Road, where the group wanted to stage their protest, was a very busy thoroughfare and was not considered a freedom park for protests. DPOS chief Elmo San Diego said the rejection was based on the recommendation of the Quezon City police. —DEMPSEY REYES



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