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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 13) — With the recent events happening in the country, members of the Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion turned political during a halftime show in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP).

In its performance, the Blue Babble Battalion protested the House of Representatives' decision to give the Commission on Human Rights a ₱1,000 budget for 2018 by tearing a placard with the said amount.

They then raised a banner calling to "stop the extrajudicial killings and uphold human rights."

READ: House gives CHR ₱1,000 budget for 2018

The Ateneo Blue Eagles won the match against the University of the Philippines in the same event, 92-71.

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This is not the first time that the Katipunan-based institution initiated a protest in the collegiate league.

Ateneo together with rival UAAP school De La Salle University urged their fans to wear black in their encounter last season to express solidarity versus human rights violations.

READ: Ateneo, La Salle fans urged to wear black vs. human rights violations