Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso
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Satu tahun tak jadi dieksekusi, Mary Jane menangis dan bersyukur

Apr 29, 2016 - 2:40 PM

Saya yakin bisa pulang Mary Jane Fiesta berharap bisa bebas dari hukuman mati

MENARI. Terpidana mati Mary Jane saat menari, setahun pasca penundaan eksekusinya, pada 29 April 2016. Foto oleh Mawa Kresna/Rappler

(Bagian 1) Kisah hidup perekrut Mary Jane Veloso

May 11, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Maria Cristina Sergio terduga perekrut Mary Jane sering bercerita kepada para tetangganya bahwa jika mereka tertarik untuk bekerja sebagai asisten rumah tangga ia bisa bantu mereka dapatkan pekerjaan tersebut

Maria Cristina Sergio, terduga perekrut terpidana mati Mary Jane Veloso, saat adakan konferensi pers di Filipina. Foto oleh Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

May 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Why did we really save Mary Jane?

Perekrut Mary Jane diduga bagian dari sindikat obat terlarang internasional

May 09, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Satu lagi korban perekrutan ilegal Maria Cristina Sergio selain terpidana mati Mary Jane Veloso dilaporkan hilang

 Maria Kristina Sergio, terduga perekrut Mary Jane Veloso dalam kasus narkoba menyerahkan diri pada 28 April 2015. Screenshot dari Youtube

PAO wasting resources on Mary Jane's recruiters?

May 08, 2015 - 6:41 PM

Lawyer Edre Olalia on Friday May 8 questions how the alleged traffickers of Filipino on death row Mary Jane Veloso can be considered indigents qualified for PAO representation

Sergio's counsel denies she admitted being part of drug trade

May 07, 2015 - 11:59 PM

Public Attorney s Office PAO chief Acosta regards as trial by publicity the justice department s disclosure of details of an alleged confession by her client Maria Cristina Sergio

DOJ: Sergio was part of int'l drug ring

May 07, 2015 - 8:48 PM

UPDATED Public Attorney s Office chief Persida Rueda Acosta who acts as Maria Cristina Sergio s counsel says any supposed confession made by Sergio is null and void

How to report suspected cases of human trafficking

May 07, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Some airport personnel also help illegal recruiters by providing them with their company IDs allowing the departing victims to enter the airport s restricted areas

DOJ okays illegal recruitment case vs Mary Jane's recruiters

May 07, 2015 - 4:47 PM

UPDATED The justice department finds probable cause to indict Maria Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao of illegal recruitment

Desire to work abroad exploited by human traffickers

May 07, 2015 - 2:31 PM

Migrant workers rights advocate Susan Toots Ople explains that human trafficking almost always starts with illegal recruitment – the promise of overseas employment

Mary Jane Veloso recruiters were once drug mules – DOJ

May 06, 2015 - 8:23 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says 10 other alleged victims have surfaced against Maria Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao

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

TIMELINE: The day Mary Jane Veloso was spared

May 06, 2015 - 10:31 AM

The timeline below covers the 17 hours between April 28 and April 29 that changed the fate of the 30 year old mother of two

Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Illegal recruiters are fast 'for all the wrong reasons' – POEA

May 04, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Illegal recruiters will only come in with the travel component And as we all know a plane ticket will not provide protection to an OFW

POEA to recruiters: Use 'electronic systems' in hiring OFWs

May 04, 2015 - 3:36 PM

Licensed recruiters have to re infuse capital and get ahead of the game says POEA chief Hans Leo Cacdac

DFA hits Velosos' claims: We helped Mary Jane

May 01, 2015 - 10:56 PM

We did what we could We were not involved in the creation of the problem Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says

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

The miracle in Mary Jane Veloso's case

May 01, 2015 - 3:56 PM

I had always imagined her as a typical blonde or red haired woman Not this To my surprise she also speaks Bahasa Indonesia The warden said she learned it during her 5 years in prison Mary Jane it turned out is the prison’s darling

SAVED FROM DEATH. Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Aquino: Fast-track case vs Mary Jane's recruiter

Apr 30, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima for her part says the National Bureau of Investigation is also trying to get the statements of the other victims

PH mulls new clemency bid for Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 30, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Before deciding on this the Philippines awaits the results of the case to be filed against Mary Jane Veloso s alleged illegal recruiter

'TRAFFICKING VICTIM.' Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on April 21, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso reunites with family

Apr 30, 2015 - 10:21 AM

She is reunited with her family briefly a day after she is spared from facing a firing squad

Celia Veloso (center) arrives at the Wirongunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to visit her daughter Mary Jane, April 30, 2015. Rappler photo

The shared road of Mary Jane Veloso and Manny Pacquiao

Apr 30, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Which reality is closest to us? How many of us rely on an OFW s salary? How many of our loved ones face risks on a regular basis just to be able to provide for those back home?

How Indonesian activists helped change Jokowi's mind on Mary Jane

Apr 30, 2015 - 7:40 AM

Migrant Care executive director Anis Hidayah shares what went on during that emergency meeting on Mary Jane Veloso

INTERVIEW. President Joko Widodo in an interview with Al Jazeera. Screenshot from interview video.

ASEAN treaty helps save Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 29, 2015 - 6:53 PM

Completed in 2004 this Southeast Asian treaty obliges countries to help each other in fighting crimes across their borders

SAVED FROM DEATH. Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso's recruiter brought to Camp Crame

Apr 29, 2015 - 6:27 PM

UPDATED Maria Kristina Sergio and her live in partner Julius Lacanilao arrive at the PNP headquarters in Quezon City past 5:30 pm

Ma. Kristina Sergio, alleged recruiter of OFW Mary Jane Veloso, faces the media after arriving at the Camp Crame in Quezon City on Wednesday to seek protective custody from the PNP. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Aquino 'broke protocol' to save Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 29, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The Philippine government narrates last minute behind the scenes moves to save 30 year old Mary Jane Veloso from Indonesia s death row

STRONG TIES. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gets a chance to confer with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea

How Mary Jane Veloso's sisters learned of her fate

Apr 29, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Sisters Darling and Maritess didn t know Mary Jane was still alive until 15 minutes after shots were heard from the execution island

Mary Jane's sister Maritess. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos

Jokowi: ‘Mary Jane Veloso deserves justice’

Apr 29, 2015 - 1:35 PM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he ‘listens and pays attention to’ human rights activists and urges them to continue giving inputs in decision making

SAVE MARY JANE. Indonesian activists hold candles during a a vigil supporting Mary Jane Veloso outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso back in Yogyakarta prison

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:21 PM

Veloso is back at the Wirongunan Penitentiary after an 11th hour reprieve

Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Indonesia defends executions after convicts die singing

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:10 PM

UPDATED Indonesian attorney general: We are fighting a war against horrible drug crimes that threaten our nation s survival

'WHY GO?' A hand painted sign left is seen outside the Indonesian Consulate in Maroubra, Sydney, Australia, April 29, 2015. Dan Himbrechts/EPA

Reprieve allows Mary Jane Veloso to testify

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:06 PM

UPDATED The Philippines says the surrender of Maria Kristina Sergio Mary Jane Veloso s alleged illegal recruiter played a big part in Veloso s reprieve

IN SOLIDARITY. Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso attend a vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Migrante: Let’s bring Mary Jane Veloso home

Apr 29, 2015 - 9:38 AM

UPDATED Migrante International says it already has 3 witnesses against alleged recruiter Maria Kristina Sergio whose surrender prompted the Indonesian government to delay Mary Jane s execution

SAVE MARY JANE. Militants light candles and offer their prayers for Mary Jane Veloso and to a stop of her execution during the vigil rally in front of the Indonesian Embassy in Makati on April 25, 2015. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Indonesia executes foreign drug convicts, defying global anger

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:10 AM

UPDATED Indonesia on Wednesday executed 7 foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad despite a storm of international anger but a Filipina was spared at the 11th hour

WAITING. Michael Chan (C), the brother of Australian death-row prisoner Andrew Chan, walk at Wijayapura port accompanied by family members and embassy officials as they visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, 28 April 2015. Photo by Adi Weda / EPA

PH on Mary Jane Veloso: 'God answered our prayers'

Apr 29, 2015 - 3:29 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s mother Celia says the order to delay her daughter s execution proves that miracles happen

IN SOLIDARITY. Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino migrant worker Mary Jane Veloso attend a vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso execution delayed

Apr 29, 2015 - 1:39 AM

UPDATED Eight other death row convicts – 7 of them foreigners – were put to death after midnight local time Veloso s execution was delayed due to a last minute plea from the Philippine government

Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Indonesia gears up for executions despite mounting criticism

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:42 PM

Indonesia gears up to execute 9 drug convicts – including Filipino Mary Jane Veloso – by firing squad beginning 1:00 am Wednesday April 29 midnight Indonesia time despite a firestorm of international criticism and heartrending last ditch pleas by the condemned prisoners families

WAITING. Marites Veloso (front), the sister of Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, arrives at Wijayapura port, as she heads to visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, 28 April 2015. Photo by Adi Weda / EPA

An endless funeral

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Mary Jane matters just as well as the millennials – because people who have the power to demand change yet do nothing will always have blood on their hands

POEA stresses links of illegal recruiters with drug syndicates

Apr 28, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Senators Cynthia Villar and Nancy Binay also urges budget increase for legal assistance to OFWs

Australia, EU, France urge Indonesia to cancel executions – statement

Apr 28, 2015 - 9:56 PM

We fully respect the sovereignty of Indonesia But we are against the death penalty in our country and abroad

Filipino protesters stage a demonstration as they wait for the imminent execution of a Filipino mother, in front of the Indonesian embassy in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, April 28, 2015. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Death penalties around the world

Apr 28, 2015 - 9:44 PM

UPDATED Rappler looks at 20 of 58 countries that impose the capital punishment

Money sent home by overseas workers: blessing or curse?

Apr 28, 2015 - 8:24 PM

Manny and Mary Jane: Asia’s overseas workers prop up economies

Mary Jane Veloso: Don't harm ties with Indonesia

Apr 28, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The 30 year old Filipina tells her family there are many good Indonesians who were her family in the past 5 years

ASEAN NEIGHBORS. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gets a chance to confer with Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 27, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea

Indonesia Attorney General: Executions will proceed

Apr 28, 2015 - 6:07 PM

3rd UPDATE [President Joko Widodo said] proceed according to the rules the attorney general tells reporters

epa04723832 Indonesian mobile brigade police team who also believe as an executor team for death-row prisoners on a boat as they head to Nusakambangan Island of prison at Wijayapura port, in Cilacap, Indonesia, 28 April 2015. International pressure was increasing for Indonesia's president to stop the imminent execution of up to 10 drug convicts, including nine foreigners. Consular officials were rushing to Nusakambangan, the prison island off Java where the inmates are to be executed, after the Attorney General's office said on 24 April it had ordered final preparations the executions EPA/ADI WEDA

Velosos urge Jokowi to cancel Mary Jane's execution

Apr 28, 2015 - 5:52 PM

They say Maria Kristina Sergio s surrender should save Mary Jane Veloso from execution

HOPEFUL. Mary Jane Veloso's sisters, Maritess (R) and Darling (C), and mother Celia (L) react upon hearing news of Sergio's surrender. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

Mary Jane Veloso's execution a cruel form of 'justice'

Apr 28, 2015 - 5:49 PM

The Philippines Commission on Human Rights calls for clemency after local and international human rights advocates intensify their appeal to save Mary Jane Veloso from Indonesia s death row

HELP. Human rights groups call for people to continue pleading for the life of Mary Jane Veloso. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Ketua MPR, DPR minta PBB jangan intervensi eksekusi mati

Apr 28, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Bagi mereka eksekusi terpidana kasus narkoba memang harus dieksekusi

Suasana sidang paripuna Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat. Foto oleh Adi Weda/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Countdown in Cilacap

Apr 28, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Scenes from the final moments before the executions of the 9 death row inmates in Indonesia

Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Presiden Filipina minta Mary Jane jadi saksi kasus

Apr 28, 2015 - 3:58 PM

Menurut Aquino dengan menjadikan Mary Jane saksi kasus ia bisa diselamatkan dari eksekusi dan pintu keadilan akan terbuka

SAVE MARY JANE. Indonesians hold a candle light vigil in Jakarta to urge President Joko Widodo to save Mary Jane Veloso from execution. Photo by Gatta Dewabrata/Rappler.com

Aquino to Indonesia: Make Mary Jane Veloso state witness

Apr 28, 2015 - 2:30 PM

UPDATED We presented that it seems to serve both of our interest to keep her alive to be able to testify and it serves the ends of justice for both our concerns President Aquino says

epa04722712 Indonesian activists wearing masks depicting Filipino maid Mary Jane who is facing execution attend a candle light vigil outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 April 2015. Mary Jane who was convicted by an Indonesian court for attempting to smuggle heroin into Indonesia is facing execution by firing squad. A group of convicted drug-traffickers in Indonesia, nine of whom are foreigners, has been informed that they will be executed in the next few days, the attorney general's spokesman Tony Spontana said. EPA/MAST IRHAM

Family prepares for Mary Jane Veloso's final day

Apr 28, 2015 - 10:20 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s requests for the day include a copy of the Jubilee song and some durian

Filipinos light candles, tie white ribbons to #SaveMaryJane

Apr 28, 2015 - 8:33 AM

Candle lighting vigil will continue at the Indonesian Embassy on Tuesday April 28 4pm