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Tension arose during the protest action held by members of the LGBT community in Mendiola, Manila on Friday.

Manila Police District (MPD) chief Police Brigadier General Rolando Miranda confirmed that some protesters have been arrested, however, he could not provide yet more details about the incident.

A Dobol B sa News TV report by Isa Umali said rallyists were arrested because of violating the quarantine protocols against holding mass gathering in this time of pandemic.

The rallyists were protesting against the controversial anti-terrorism bill.—AOL, GMA News

This article Tension rises in protest action in Manila, some protesters arrested was originally published in GMA News Online.

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