Various groups have joined the family of Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina on death row, in urging Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to raise her case in his state visit to Indonesia, saying that she is long overdue for release.
Category: OFWs & Migration
Marcos Jr. urged to act on getting testimony of Filipina on death row in Indonesia
A group of overseas Filipino workers challenged President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to act accordingly on the case of Filipina on death row Mary Jane Veloso.
In UAE, long wait in crowded precincts mark 1st day of overseas absentee voting
Filipinos in Dubai endured long hours under the glare of the desert sun just to cast their votes on the first day of overseas absentee voting.
Stranded for almost 5 months now, 29 Filipino seafarers in China want to go home
The families of the 29 Filipino seafarers stranded off the coast of Xiamen, China for almost five months now are asking the government to bring them home, saying that their pleas for help have fallen on deaf ears.
Group calls for help for 1M Pinoys who may lose jobs due to Saudization
A migrant rights advocacy group has called on the Philippine government to provide due assistance to at least one million Filipinos facing threats of massive layoffs due to Saudization.
Help nowhere for stranded OFWs bound to Hong Kong
Hopeful overseas Filipino workers bound to Hong Kong are asking the government for help as the repeated travel bans and flight cancellations have left them stranded here in Metro Manila, putting their work abroad at risk as well.
#UndoingDuterte | OFWs gained nothing under Duterte admin, says migrant rights group
Overseas Filipino workers and their families only saw broken campaign promises in the last five years of the Duterte presidency.
9 abused Saudi OFWs want to go home
Nine overseas Filipino domestic workers are still reeling from inhumane treatment and various forms of violence that the International Labor Organization sought to eradicate more than 10 years ago.
Domestic helper in Saudi wants to go home for surgery
A Filipina domestic helper stranded in Saudi Arabia is asking the government to have her repatriated so she can undergo hemorrhoid surgery.
Saudi-based OFWs stranded for 5 years seek legal assistance
For the past five years, all that 10 Filipino migrant workers stranded in Saudi Arabia can see are the ceilings and walls of their former employer’s housing facility. On most days, their spirits are dampened. Still, they hope to be reunited with their families someday.
Kin of bedridden former OFW appeals for gov’t assistance
After more than three decades of being one the country’s so-called modern day heroes, Estela’s family laments that they are now left on their own, without government aid provided to them.