8 months Enrile advocates academic freedom; warns government not to encroach MB
By Mario Casayuran Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile warned Tuesday the national government not to encroach on academic freedom, even if schools continue to be targeted by movements advocating communism and other ideologies. Juan Ponce Enrile (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “I would not advocate that the government should intrude itself in academic freedom. That’s why we allowed Ericson Baculinao to establish his own commune in [the University of the Philippines] in my time, so let the people know what kind of a government they will expect if that ideology will prevail,” Enrile said in reaction to the uproar over ... more