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.
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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.
After a decade, Mary Jane Veloso will now be able to narrate her ordeal in full.
“I hope Mary Jane will return soon and my eldest daughter [in Dammam] recover swiftly so that we all can be reunited here. I hope the president is watching, and come to the aid of my daughters,” she added
“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.”
“As a human trafficking victim, these proceedings should help her to assert her rights, including the right to testify against her recruiters.”
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…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – The family of Mary Jane Veloso, along with supporters and migrant rights activists, described the Filipina in death row in Indonesia as “full of joy, hope, and determination” as they visited her at the Wirogunan Prison in Yogyakarta today, Sept. 14. Mary Jane’s father Cesar and her…
“I am yearning for my mother. I hope to be with her soon. Please continue supporting her.”
“Once again, we are calling on all the people to raise their voices for justice and for Mary Jane’s freedom so that she can be reunited with her family.”
Three years later, after the bittersweet circus of Mary Jane’s case, she remains in jail in Indonesia, unsure of the final verdict in a crime she insists she didn’t commit.