May 06, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Burgos family to Aquino: ‘Return Jonas to us’

“He promised us, that he would have this case resolved before his administration ends. But where is Jonas now?”

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Manny Pacquiao joins calls to spare Mary Jane Veloso’s life

“Manny Pacquiao showed that no schedule is too busy and no impending fight is too important for us to not contribute to the call to stop Mary Jane’s impending execution.”

Monday, April 27th, 2015

#SaveMaryJane | Second petition for judicial review junked

A day before her execution, the Indonesian Supreme Court rejected Mary Jane Veloso’s appeal for a second judicial review.

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Pursue cases against recruiter, Mary Jane urges

Edre Olalia, secretary general of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, said Mary Jane urged them to pursue a case against her recruiter, Ma. Kristina Sergio, “not only to give her justice but to save other future...

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Vigil to #SaveMaryJane begins

“The clock is ticking. We have 72 hours to save Mary Jane’s life. The Filipino people are behind Mary Jane and her family. We are not giving up."

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Mary Jane Veloso receives notice of execution

Mary Jane is scheduled to be executed by firing squad on Tuesday, April 28.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Mary Jane ‘incredibly strong, calm, composed,’ says lawyer

“She tells her family not to feel sad and is buoying up their sprits.”

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Mindanao tribe leaders talk peace, ancestral domain, human rights

“The Aquino government just shows itself as anti-indigenous people and destroyer of the environment.”

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

Japanese banana firm concedes to workers, revokes piece-rate scheme

“This victory is a lesson to Sumifru and all capitalists that you cannot impose exploitative and unjust policies on your workers without facing resistance."

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