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SC allows Mary Jane Veloso to testify against recruiters

“With this ruling, we are hopeful that the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth will come out and that not only will it decisively and ultimately impel Indonesia to make her reprieve permanent or free her by any legal or political means, that all the perpetrators of the misery she went through will be made to pay, but also that this precedent will contribute to providing succor to many others who will be victims of circumstance and injustice which can all be traced from our economic and social ills.”

Sepucuk Harapan (Isang Kislap ng Pag-asa)

Hari demi hari kulalui Dengan rasa sakit yang kualami Dimana ketenangan hatiku Dimana kedamaian jiwaku Dimana sukacita yang selalu memenuhi hidupku. Lenyap… Lenyap sudah… Keterpurukan… ketidakberdayaan mengganggu hati dan pikiranku. Namun… sepucuk harapan mulai tumbuh saat aku mengenalmu. Ketenangan.. kedamaian kembali kurasakan. Kau… adalah sahabat sekaligus guru bagiku. Darimu… aku banyak belajar dan berserah diri…

‘Let her speak’ | Appellate court asked to reconsider decision barring Mary Jane’s testimony

The Honorable Court, the motion for reconsideration stipulated, “grossly ignored the extraordinary circumstance attendant in this case that puts Mary Jane Veloso under the exception instead of the general rule” in the strict application of criminal procedures in the Philippines.