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Lyceum admin undermines student paper’s autonomy

MANILA — The administration of the Lyceum of the Philippines Manila (LPU-Manila) has locked the office of the student publication The Lyceum Independent Sentinel, Oct. 6. Security guards also barred students who wore black shirts and black ribbons from entering the university premises, following the Black Friday protest staged in front of the school. The…

In her speech during the #BlackFriday protest at the Rizal Park, Nov. 25, Mrs. Edita Burgos, then business manager of We Forum, an anti-Marcos dictatorship publication and wife of the late press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., speaks about the struggle for press freedom and civil liberties. She calls on the youth and the public to act now and never allow anyone to take away the rights fought for by the nation’s heroes