Respect bloggers’ rights, QC school officials told

SCHOOL officials, including the principal of the Quezon City Science High School, who imposed a 10-day suspension on four students for posting criticisms in a blog could face charges of violating the anti-child abuse law and the freedom of expression, according to the Commission on Human Rights.

The education department’s National Capital Region office on Friday stopped the suspension ordered by the principal, Zenaida Sadsad, which was supposed to take effect today.

CHR chief Leila de Lima said: “Certainly there are human rights issues here in the case as well as issues related to the protection of child or minor pursuant to the United Nation provisions on child protection.”

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