- A video of bullying involving Ateneo students went viral on social media
- The Senators shared online their opinion regarding the incident
- These Senators firmly believe that bullying should never be tolerated by anyone
Even Philippine Senators aired their side regarding the bullying incident which circulated online. KAMI learned that five senators posted on social media regarding the incident that happened involving students of Ateneo de Manila Junior High as reported by ABS-CBN News.
Through a tweet, Senator JV Ejercito said that parents should never tolerate their kids bullying others.
Senator Sonny Angara posted on Twitter that both parents and their kids have a right to demand a “safe and nurturing learning environment”.
For Senator Bam Aquino, schools should be a safe ground for children. He also added that it is important for the parents to protect and guide their children.
Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said that netizens should not bully the accused bully on social media.
Through a Facebook post, Senator Risa Hontiveros shared that bullying is a serious and sensitive matter that should never be tolerated.
In a previous report by KAMI, a video of an Ateneo student bullying another student went viral. The video drew flak to the netizens. However, the Philippine National Police said that the parents of the child as well as the school officials may be the ones who will be held liable to the incident.
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