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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's family to Aquino: 'Taumbayan ang tumulong'

May 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The Velosos are grateful for the overwhelming public support they received during their ordeal in Indonesia when Mary Jane was scheduled to be executed by firing squad

WELCOME HOME. The family emerges at the airport wearing T-shirts printed with these calls: "Justice for Mary Jane! Justice for all migrant workers.”

How the viral petition to save Mary Jane Veloso reached Jokowi

Apr 30, 2015 - 4:44 PM

The SaveMaryJane campaign proves that even in the darkest of hours it is worth holding on to the tiniest inch of hope because a fight to save a person’s life is always a battle worth fighting for

Jokowi on Mary Jane Veloso: I listened to rights groups

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:38 PM

President Jokowi did not only consider President Aquino s last minute appeal for Mary Jane Veloso s life but also human rights activists

President Benigno S. Aquino III and His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, share a light moment following their joint press statement at the Reception Hall of the Malacañan Palace during the State Visit to the Philippines on Monday (February 09, 2015). This is President Widodo’s first State Visit to the Philippines. In the spirit of ASEAN solidarity, it is tradition on the part of a new head of state to immediately conduct introductory visits to fellow ASEAN Member States. Indonesia was the Philippines’ 11th largest trade partner in 2013, with total trade amounting to US$3.62billion. The Philippines and Indonesia enjoy excellent bilateral relations and cooperate extensively in numerous areas.

Indonesia court: No new evidence in Mary Jane case

Apr 15, 2015 - 12:36 PM

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso moves a step closer to execution but her lawyers are planning to file a second appeal as soon as possible

Indonesia to accelerate legal process for Filipina on death row

Mar 10, 2015 - 12:53 PM

Probably this week we will get the ruling from the Supreme Court

HEAVY SECURITY. Mary Jane is escorted by Indonesian police as she arrives at the court in Sleman on March 3, 2015. Photo by Suryo Wibowo/AFP

Fate of Filipina on death row now with Indonesia's Supreme Court

Mar 05, 2015 - 10:58 AM

UPDATED This means Mary Jane shouldn’t be transferred to Nusakambangan for execution for now

Mary Jane, warga Filipina yang vonis mati atas kasus narkoba, diantar oleh petugas kepolisian untuk mengikuti sidang Peninjauan Kembali di Sleman, 3 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Suryo Wibowo/AFP

Lawyers for Filipina on death row: Her translator was just a student

Mar 03, 2015 - 7:14 PM

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso s lawyers argue that she deserves a case review because of this

Court to hear case review request of Filipina on Indonesia death row

Mar 03, 2015 - 8:54 AM

UPDATED Veloso says she did not know the suitcases she was paid to bring into Indonesia contained heroin

EXECUTION. An Indonesian police car leads ambulances carrying 5 bodies of prisoners out of Wijayapura port as they arrived from Nusakambangan Island prison complex, after their execution under the death row for drug trafficking on January 18, 2015. Photo by EPA

PH seeks case review of Filipina on Indonesia's death row

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:28 PM

The Philippine government is optimistic because of strong new evidence in Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso s case

Filipina could face the firing squad in Indonesia soon

Jan 29, 2015 - 10:51 AM

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso was sentenced to death in October 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2 6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia from Malaysia

EXECUTED. An Indonesian police car leads ambulances carrying five bodies of prisoners out of Wijayapura port as they arrived from Nusakambangan Island prison complex, after their execution under the death row for drug trafficking, in Cilacap, Central Java, on January 18, 2015. Photo by Bayu Nur/EPA