Statement of UP President Danilo Concepcion on police and military entry to UP campuses

| Written by President Danilo L. Concepcion

I categorically deny that I agreed to allow the military and police to enter any University of the Philippines campus or property without coordination with the UP administration and UP Police.

UP does not consider itself above the law. Indeed, it is keen to see the law upheld and strictly enforced, with due respect for the rights of all concerned. As the national university, UP will continue to cooperate fully and openly with government authorities, all in full cognizance of the balancing act between public safety and academic freedom.

 

Danilo L. Concepcion
President
University of the Philippines

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