MANILA, Philippines - Rappler talked to Celia Veloso, mother of the Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) on Indonesian death row, Mary Jane Veloso.
In 2010, Mary Jane was arrested, tried, and sentenced to death for attempting to smuggle 2.6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia.
The investigation into Mary Jane's case has since brought attention to the Philippine government's efforts to save the Filipina. Veloso's lawyers argue she was not properly represented in trial and asks the Indonesian court to review her case.
In March, the Indonesian court rejected Veloso's appeal for a judicial review.
President Joko Widodo has repeatedly rejected appeals for clemency for drug traffickers on death row.
Watch the interview here. - Rappler.com
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