Davao City Cites Ramon Bautista as Persona non Grata

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

It seems like Davao City is constantly setting a good example of decency and discipline not only in the Philippines but all over world. Davao is not only a territory of elegance and prestige. It is in the same way a province where no one should be considered as above the law. Comedian and writer Ramon Bautista was officially declared as persona non grata by the Davao City Council.

Comedian and writer Ramon  Bautista was officially declared as persona non grata by Davao City.

Comedian and writer Ramon Bautista was officially declared as persona non grata by Davao City.

Consequently, Bautista was adjudged as corrupt influence to the youth. Previously, the former YouTube sensation was cordially invited to join the fun, thrills and excitements of Davaoenos in celebration of Kadawayan Festival. When he went up on stage, he unconsciously blurted out that there are many prawns in Davao City. In the Visayan vernacular, prawns or shrimps colloquially allude to those women who have beautiful physiques but not blessed with beautiful faces. According to the said resolution,

Comedian and writer Ramon Bautista was officially declared as persona non grata by Davao City.

More so, the Davao City Council has sternly stated.

Mr. Bautista willfully and arrogantly intended to propagate a culture of sexism and male chauvinism that promotes rude and disrespectful behavior against women.

Similarly, former mayor of Davao City Sara Duterte has urged the dynamic councilors of the province to treat the tactless Filipino artist as somebody who is unwelcome in their serene and progressive city. On the part of Davao councilors, they have made an irreversible generalization that his joke was an implicit form of sexual harassment as provided under the Women Development Code of Davao. Meanwhile, Davao City has an Anti- Discriminatory Ordinance which strictly prohibits all forms of discrimination according to gender, identity, sex and cultural orientation among others. For those citizens and visitors who will violate the said statuette they will be penalized a maximum fine of Php 5,000 and an imprisonment period of 15 days. Truly, Ramon Bautista had a taste of his own medicine.

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