September 04, 2015     Philippines
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OFWs & Migration


Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

House committee wants recall of consul over Mary Jane Veloso case

“We are not celebrating the recommendation to recall Consul General Roberto Manalo. But we have to do our duty as it affects people like Mary Jane, and to send a message that they are public servants who must serve the lowly because they need it the most.”

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

‘Zero Remittance Day’ | OFWs to protest Customs taxes, abuse on Aug. 28

“To all migrante OFWs around the world, we are encouraging you to join this huge political action.”

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Customs told: Hands-off OFW balikbayan box

“We OFWs are overly fleeced when we’re just striving hard so our loved ones in the Philippines will at least get a taste of imported products, and here the Customs will focus the heat on it? Meanwhile...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Mary Jane recruiters plead ‘not guilty’ to large-scale illegal recruitment charge

“We had expected that they would defend themselves and plead that they are not guilty. Pero, hindi ba sila nakokonsensya?”

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Church workers appeal for clemency for Mary Jane

“The stay of her execution is a window of opportunity to unite in solidarity with Mary Jane and join hands in praying and seeking her release.”

Monday, July 20th, 2015

‘We wished she was rescued’ – kin of OFW found dead in Saudi

“For almost a year, we only wished for Marilyn to be rescued but they have done nothing until my sister died.”

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

#SaveMaryJane | ‘Delay will not come from prosecution’ – De Lima

“We are very concerned to have a speedy trial and a speedy process.”

Friday, July 10th, 2015

‘Keep Mary Jane in your prayers’ – Pacquiao

“We also hope that Pacquiao’s visit will shed light on the slow pace of the human trafficking case against those who victimized Mary Jane.”

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Abducted OFW found in Saudi morgue

“There was clearly no active intervention or urgent action from the Philippine embassies to rescue them despite their dangerous circumstances.”

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Pacquiao to visit Mary Jane tomorrow

The “People’s Champ” is set to visit Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina on death row in Indonesia.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

DOJ finds probable cause vs Mary Jane recruiters

“We have maintained at the onset that the charges against Sergio et al are solid. We celebrate this good news with Mary Jane, the Velosos, and all supporters of the #SaveMaryJane campaign around the world."

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