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24 years after Flor Contemplacion death, protest vs slavery held

Mar 17, 2019 - 11:42 AM

The fate of Flor Contemplacion, who was executed in Singapore on March 17, 1995, 'continues to reflect the plight of Filipino migrants'

EXECUTED IN SINGAPORE. Filipina maid Flor Contemplacion, shown here in an undated file photo, was executed in Singapore on March 17, 1995. File photo by AFP   EXECUTED IN SINGAPORE. Filipina maid Flor Contemplacion, shown here in an undated file photo, was executed in Singapore on March 17, 1995. File photo by AFP

Overseas Filipinos and the death penalty: Cases that made headlines

Jan 25, 2017 - 8:47 PM

This is not the first time the country has mourned the execution of a fellow Filipino abroad

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

The honor of Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 27, 2015 - 6:55 PM

While avoiding drugs and following the law is a personal responsibility Veloso s case highlights a collective failure in Philippine society

20 years after, Flor Contemplacion's lawyer defends #MaryJane

Apr 10, 2015 - 10:29 PM

Twenty years after Flor s execution seemingly hard and cold yet fallible laws in faraway lands are poised to ignore all humanitarian pleas storming the heavens with prayers to save the life of Mary Jane

IN TEARS. Mary Jane was in tears when she appeared in court on March 3, 2015, to appeal against her death sentence. Photo by  Bimo Satrio/EPA

20 years later: OFWs, activists remember Flor Contemplacion

Mar 18, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Militant groups back calls for the resignation of President Aquino accusing him of continuing the tradition of forced migration and modern day slavery

Domestic roles: Jean Genet's 'The Maids'

Aug 13, 2013 - 11:38 PM

This play resonates with many Filipinos today who even in the 21st century still perpetuate a deeply feudal society

MAIDS. Solange and Claire are two housemaids who indulge in sadomasochistic role-playing, taking turns impersonating their Madame while she is away. Photo by Rome Jorge