MANILA, Philippines – Below is a narrative by Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, shared by her parents with Rappler.
Veloso is a Filipino formerly working as a domestic worker, set to be executed in Indonesia by firing squad over drug smuggling charges. (READ: PH files 'stronger' 2nd appeal for Mary Jane Veloso)
A mother of two, Veloso is a high school drop-out.
She insists she was framed and duped into unknowingly acting as a drug mule. (WATCH: The fate of Mary Jane Veloso)
She narrates – the best she knows how – how this happened.
Veloso narrates her story and we are publishing her unedited account.
– Graphic illustrations by Nico Villarete, with a report from Buena Bernal/Rappler.com