The historic Carillon tower of University of the Philippines when once more broke its silence, this time in solidarity with countless numbers of staff of Ab muscles-CBN and executing it for push independence.
The bells tolled at particularly 6 p.m., Saturday, the identical time Ab muscles-CBN’s flagship newscast Television Patrol went on air.
PAKINGGAN: Muling pagkalembang alas-7 ng gabi ng UP Carillon sa tunog ng Abs-CBN station ID. pic.twitter.com/f3ZUhqBERb
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For a complete moment, the tower’s bells sounded the legendary 6 notes of Abs-CBN’s station ID, followed by a constant tolling, and finished once more with the familiar notes.
This is not the initial time the UP Local community expressed solidarity with the Kapamilya community.
When the National Telecommunications Fee ordered the network to halt its operations, the college expressed its dissent as a result of the 46 bronze bells of the Carillon.
The tower, made by National Artist for Architecture Juan Nakpil, for several years has served as the university’s symbol of solidarity with different sectors.
In 2018, the Carillon bells tolled to condemn the ouster of then Supreme Courtroom Main Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
When the continues to be of Ferdinand Marcos had been buried at Libingan ng Mga Bayani, the college also expressed its dissent by the historic tower.
Now, the UP Carillon tower serves as a watchtower for press flexibility and justice, for the hundreds of Stomach muscles-CBN workforce and individuals impacted by the network’s shutdown. — Jeff Hernaez, Stomach muscles-CBN Information