The #DefendPUP trends on Twitter after Duterte Youth Partylist Rep. Ducielle Cardema suggested to terminate Department of National Defense (DND)’s Prudente-Ramos Accord with PUP.
Recently, In a letter addressed to UP Pres. Danilo Concepcion, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the UP-DND Accord, an agreement that keeps state forces from entering the premises of the University, is terminated effective January 15.
VP Leni Robredo on the termination of the 1989 UP-DND Accord: “Clearly, then, this is not a practical gesture, but a symbolic one. One designed to sow fear. One designed to discourage dissent. One designed to silence criticism.”
Sen. Risa Hontiveros told the administration to check the West Philippine Sea, not UP, for communists following the abrogation of the UP-DND Accord.
“Protect academic freedom” and “maintain UP as a safe haven for all beliefs and forms of democratic expression”: UP President Danilo Concepcion responds to DND Secretary Lorenzana’s unilateral abrogation of the UP-DND Accord.
ALERT: DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana sent a letter to UP President Danilo Conception to notify its unilateral…Posted by UP Office of the Student Regent on Monday, January 18, 2021