MANILA, Philippines – Several streets in Manila and Quezon City, and a number of university campuses in key cities nationwide on Thursday, September 21, are expected to be filled with demonstrators as the country observes the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared September 21 this year as National Day of Protests, and suspended work in government offices and classes in public schools nationwide.
Traffic agencies and local governments within Metro Manila have not ordered road closures, but expect some to be impassable. They recommend alternate routes instead. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is not suspending the color coding scheme.
The following are maps to guide motorists and those who are interested in joining the protest activities on September 21, based on a lists and advisories collated from organizers and participating groups.
Mendiola, Luneta, University of the Philippines-Manila, University of Santo Tomas, Far Eastern University, De La Salle University, College of Saint Benilde, Philippine Normal University, Technological University of the Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Eulogio "Amang" Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology
Bantayog ng mga Bayani, SB park of Batasan High School, Quezon Avenue corner EDSA, Commission on Human Rights, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Ateneo de Manila University
Major universities in Lingayen, Pangasinan; Tuguegarao, Cagayan; Echague, Isabela; Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya; Baguio City, Benguet; Clark (Mabalacat and Angeles), Pampanga; Malolos, Bulacan; Los Baños, Laguna; Naga City, Camarines Sur; Puerto Princesa City, Palawan; Cebu City; Iloilo City and Miag-ao, Iloilo; Tacloban and Palo, Leyte; Iligan City, Lanao del Norte; Davao City; General Santos City and Marbel (Koronadal City), South Cotabato