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Celia Veloso clarifies: 'I do not support death penalty'

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:59 PM

The mother of death row convict Mary Jane Veloso says what she supports is President Duterte s war on drugs which should target the syndicates

Veloso family visits Mary Jane on her 32nd birthday

Jan 15, 2017 - 5:55 PM

The children clung to their mother making up for all the time that they were separated from their mother not wanting the moment to end says Migrante International on the family s visit to Indonesia

FAMILY. The parents and children of Mary Jane Veloso flew to Indonesia for a 4-day visit. They celebrated her 32nd birthday. Photo by Migrante International

Olalia: Veloso family had ‘bittersweet’ visit in Indonesia

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:00 PM

NUPL lawyer Edre Olalia says the reunion also brings together Indonesian lawyers the DFA the Philippine embassy in Jakarta and Filipino legal counsels

Veloso family with their lawyers conducts a press briefing ater return from Indonesia. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

VLOG: Family visits Mary Jane in prison, enjoys rare day off

Jan 12, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Parents assure supporters Mary Jane is in high sprits

‘Is this goodbye?’: Visit to Mary Jane brings back trauma for family

Jan 12, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents share their anxiety about being back in Indonesia for the first time since their daughter was barely spared from execution

ANXIETY. The Veloso family admits to feeling traumatized from their last visit to Indonesia. Photo by AFP

Family recounts Mary Jane visit: 'She is a very different person’

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:22 PM

Mary Jane herself tells her mother The old Mary Jane is dead

Veloso family on Mary Jane’s birthday: We want her home

Jan 11, 2016 - 8:42 AM

A day after her birthday Mary Jane Veloso s family is flying to Indonesia to visit the Filipina on death row

SET TO FLY. Mary Jane Veloso's parents Cesar and Celia and sons Mark Daniel (13) and Mark Darren (6) in the NAIA Terminal 2 on January 11. Rappler photo

Binay dollars, factory fire, UFC Manila | 9PM wRap

May 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM

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Aquino on Veloso, Qatar, factory fire | 6PM wRap

May 14, 2015 - 6:55 PM

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Aquino on Veloso, Binay dollars, UFC | 12PM wRap

May 14, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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Dubai OFWs: Filipinos must learn from Mary Jane Veloso

May 11, 2015 - 8:13 PM

This incident tells us not to be so gullible as to easily trust anybody because it could land us in jail

#AnimatED: Mary Jane brought out the best and worst in us

May 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Why did we really save Mary Jane?

Every Mary Jane

May 07, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Mary Jane is alive but that fact pales against the bruised dignity of a public shaken out of its imagined narrative The heroine is a harridan The victim is a shrew Off with their heads

Pacquiao faces lawsuit, 2016 elections, Sudoku | The wRap

May 06, 2015 - 7:58 PM

Manny Pacquiao faces a class action suit Comelec’s Bautista says there will be two public bids for the 2016 elections Singapore’s Prime Minister shares his Sudoku solver code

Mary Jane Veloso conveys her gratitude to Aquino, Jokowi

May 06, 2015 - 2:14 PM

UPDATED Her sister Maritess Veloso Laurente says the family is also grateful and clarifies her mother s controversial statements Her mother and father thank Aquino too but said they cannot forgive him yet

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, warga Filipina yang divonis mati menangis di persidangan, Sleman, 3 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Bimo Satrio/EPA

A lawyer's call for unity: 'Save all Mary Jane Velosos'

May 06, 2015 - 9:35 AM

Future legal and political campaigns for Filipinos on death row abroad may be modelled or improved upon the SaveMaryJane efforts

The right of Mary Jane Veloso's family to their rage and pain

May 03, 2015 - 2:11 AM

I urge netizens not just to know the full story first – and the story does not merely begin in the hour leading up to Mary Jane Veloso s suspended execution

SLAMMING GOVERNMENT. Celia Veloso, mother of Philippine death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, speaks during a protest near the Philippines' presidential palace to mark Labor Day on May 1, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso and being on different sides of the elephant

May 02, 2015 - 7:30 AM

Who s telling the truth? And who s lying? I think this is a case of everybody touching different parts of the elephant I saw parts of what both sides saw

Mary Jane Veloso, Mount Bulusan erupts, Pacquiao’s game plan | The wRap

May 01, 2015 - 8:17 PM

The Velosos say the people helped them not the government Mount Bulusan erupts Pacquiao does not intend to knock Mayweather out

Keluarga bahagia meski Mary Jane tak ikut pulang

Apr 30, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Kejaksaan Agung menegaskan bahwa Mary Jane akan tetap berada di Indonesia meskipun ia diperlukan untuk investigasi kasus dugaan perdagangan manusia di Filipina

BAHAGIA. Ibunda Mary Jane, Celia, dan kakaknya, Darling. Foto oleh Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

Kasus Mary Jane: Ajukan grasi atau PK lagi?

Apr 30, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Setelah eksekusi Mary Jane ditunda lalu apa lagi? Apa langkah hukum yang bisa ditempuh oleh pengacara?

Pengacara ajukan PK kedua: Mary Jane bukan perantara narkoba

Apr 24, 2015 - 6:06 PM

Meski sudah dipindah ke ruang isolasi di Nusakambangan Mary Jane mengajukan PK kedua ke Mahkamah Agung Akankah eksekusi ditunda?

FINAL APPEAL. Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso (C) escorted by police officers during an appeal hearing in Yogyakarta on March 3, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Uni Fahira dan Mary Jane

Apr 24, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Agak ganjil memang membandingkan Fahira Idris dan Celoso tapi keduanya berusaha menyelamatkan hidup Fahira memperjuangkan generasi muda dari bahaya minuman keras Celia memperjuangkan nyawa anaknya dari regu tembak

Mary Jane's mother to Jokowi: Have mercy

Apr 23, 2015 - 7:55 PM

When people leave the country our government is happy But once you re there and you encounter problems our government is gone Celia Veloso says

MARY JANE'S MOTHER. Celia Veloso, the mother of Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso, cries during a demonstration outside the Philippines' presidential palace on April 10, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Rappler Talk: The fate of Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 22, 2015 - 1:58 PM

Can we still SaveMaryJane from the Indonesian death row?

Unfazed, Mary Jane Veloso's sister still tried luck abroad

Apr 02, 2015 - 9:08 PM

Maritess Veloso Laurente sister of the OFW on Indonesia s death row wants to return to Bahrain through the legal process: Ayaw ko magaya sa kapatid ko

The fate of Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 02, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The parents of Mary Jane Veloso insist their daughter has been framed

Indonesia drug mule, Licuanan on K-12, Germanwings pilot | The wRap

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:40 PM

Filipina drug mule in Indonesia’s death row was duped Higher education chair Licuanan says extra school years are worth it The Germanwings pilot had suicidal tendencies

Veloso women 'ill-fated' in overseas jobs – mother

Mar 31, 2015 - 1:40 PM

While her fate may have been the worst Mary Jane Veloso is not the first in the family to bet on an overseas job

Mary Jane Veloso a drug smuggler? Look at our home, parents say

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents recall in anger how their daughter was deceived by a friend

Fearing for their lives, Velosos seek gov't protection

Mar 30, 2015 - 9:02 PM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents tells Rappler they had been threatened in the past by Mary Jane s recruiter and godsister Cristina to keep them silent about the existence of the alleged drug syndicate