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Military trainings: Tales of mental anguish

The death of University of Santo Tomas (UST) student Mark Welson Chua set off an explosion of anti-ROTC sentiment.

Students in Catholic schools reject mandatory military training

Some 53 percent of the respondents disagreed with the revival of mandatory ROTC, while 28 percent agreed and 19 percent were undecided

Mandatory military training for youth ‘good if done right,’ says Catholic...

In his State of the Nation Address last year, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. included the ROTC Program in his 19-point priority agenda

Christian youth group reiterates opposition to mandatory military service

The Senate Subcommittee on Mandatory ROTC finished another round of hearing on Monday, February 6, on the proposal

Christian youth activists shave heads to protest mandatory military service

The activists said the program “will only produce an army of docile youth brainwashed by the military's culture of blind obedience”

Christian youth group joins ‘unity walk’ against mandatory ROTC

“It is tragic that, after almost two decades, we have forgotten what the ROTC program did to the likes of Mark Welson Chua”

Child rights group appeal to legislators not to require children to...

A survey show that 69 percent of Filipinos agree to the proposed implementation of the ROTC Program in senior high school

Reviving ROTC ‘illegal’ if in Grades 11-12, unless…

Reserve Officers Training Corps prepares trainees for military action. Thus, it should be for majority age starting 18.

Children’s rights group hits plan to make military training mandatory for...

“The government should not forget that, in the eyes of the law, children are considered a 'zone of peace'"

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