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‘Walang librong bawal:’ Professor says public free to read the books banned by KWF

‘Walang librong bawal:’ Professor says public free to read the books banned by KWF

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A PROFESSOR and writer has urged Filipinos to continue reading the books banned by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) for supposedly being anti-government.  “Tuloy lang sa pagbabasa at pagsusulat. Kahit anong sabihin ng mga awtoridad na bawal ito at bawal yan, wala silang magagawa (Continue reading and writing. Even if authorities say this or that is prohibited, they cannot do anything),” David San Juan, a professor at the De La Salle University’s Filipino department, said in a KWF-organized webinar held this month.  “Basahin pa rin natin kasi walang librong bawal, tayo ay malaya…Mas pinagbabawal, mas manggigil tayong basahin lahat ng pwedeng basahin para mas lalo tayong lumaya (Read them because no book is prohibited. The more these books are prohibited, the more eager we wil...