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Palace: 'We can claim mercy' for OFWs on death row

Jan 28, 2017 - 2:53 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella reacts to a CBCP official who says the Philippines will lose any moral authority and legality to ask clemency for Filipinos on death row if it restores the death penalty

OFWS ON DEATH ROW. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the Philippines has hired 'top caliber lawyers' for Overseas Filipino worker Jakatia Pawa, who was executed in Kuwait last January 25. File photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

OFW's execution shows death penalty is wrong – CBCP

Jan 26, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Sadness over the death of OFW Jakatia Pawa who was executed in Kuwait should make us all advocates against the death penalty says the CBCP

DEATH PENALTY. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, opposes the capital punishment. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

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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

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How Jakatia Pawa's execution caught PH off guard

Jan 25, 2017 - 7:33 PM

While OFW Jakatia Pawa was sentenced to death in 2010 the public got wind of the specific execution date only on Wednesday the execution date itself

GOVERNMENT SIDE. DFA spokesman Charles Jose answers questions about the execution of OFW Jakatia Pawa in Kuwait on January 25, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Kuwait hangs 7 people including royal – state media

Jan 25, 2017 - 6:51 PM

They are the first executions in the oil rich Gulf state since mid 2013

Boats sail in front of Kuwait City's skyline on November 5, 2016. Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP

Palace: Gov't did all it could for OFW executed in Kuwait

Jan 25, 2017 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says the Philippine government exerted all efforts to stop the execution of Jakatia Pawa

PALACE MESSAGE. The Palace says the Philippine government is ready to assist the family of executed OFW Jakatia Pawa. File photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Executed in Kuwait: Who was OFW Jakatia Pawa?

Jan 25, 2017 - 4:37 PM

A mother of two 44 year old OFW Jakatia Pawa obtained a college degree then later served as a domestic worker in Kuwait

EXECUTED IN KUWAIT. Jakatia Pawa, 44, was the mother of two children. Photo courtesy of Migrante

OFW in Kuwait executed while asserting innocence

Jan 25, 2017 - 2:35 PM

UPDATED She has professed innocence since the day she was arrested in 2007 and has not changed her statement until now Senator Cynthia Villar says