April 25, 2015     Philippines
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Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Mary Jane to Widodo: ‘Grant me pardon’

“I sincerely pray to to be saved from the death penalty and to be given the opportunity to bring up my children.”

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Mary Jane’s kin receives execution order, no fix date yet

“What is important now is that the Indonesia’s High Prosecutor himself said the filing of the petition for a second judicial review may or may not affect the carrying out of the death penalty. It was not...

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Mary Jane moved to ‘execution island’; Aquino gov’t hit for criminal neglect

"The truth is that Aquino did not do anything for Mary Jane’s case.”

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Relatives, colleagues of victims killed 12 years ago cry for justice

“It is difficult to accept that they are gone. But we are not the only ones hurting. They were both a loss to the thousands of Filipinos suffering.”

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Mary Jane Veloso’s lawyers to file petition for second judicial review

"In accordance with international and parallel local laws, (Veloso) must not be penalized for any alleged crime which was integral and in connection with such human trafficking scheme, and must instead be repatriated back to the Philippines.”

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Mary Jane’s right to fair trial, due process violated – US lawyers

“The NLG recognizes that Veloso’s case is not a singular, isolated incident, but rather a product of an exploitative economic system purposefully built upon the labor of overseas workers.”

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Flor’s daughter joins call to #SaveMaryJane

“We hope that this would be given due attention. Some 20 years ago, Flor was executed. We were told that she would be the last.”

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Not retaliatory attack but for ‘revolutionary justice’ – NPA

Because the reactionary civilian government and the AFP continue to turn a blind eye over the private army build-up of Mayor Joselito Brillantes, the revolutionary people’s government has made it its mandate and duty to disarm the...

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Mary Jane’s father, lawyers fly to Indonesia

“Attorney, please bring home my mother.”

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Shortest strike in Mindanao: Banana firm gives in after 2 days of strike

ZEA IO MING C. CAPISTRANO davaotoday.com DAVAO CITY – The union of the banana plantation owned by Nader & Ebrahim S/O Hassan Philippines, Inc. (NEH) in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte stopped work for two days this...

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

‘Army told us to let mining company in’ — farmer

“We know the government would surely force us to accept the company by using force, but we will never give up our right to these resources.”

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