This copy was provided to Bulatlat.com by the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, a Filipino lawyer rights group who took on Veloso’s case as progressive groups carry on their last ditched efforts to save her from execution.
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“The very reason that drove Mary Jane Veloso away was economic difficulties, the dream of a better life. All the more there is a need to resume the peace talks so that both panels can proceed with the discussion on socio-economic reforms.”
Migrante International says the lack of legal assistance by government deprives OFWs due process and lands them straight to jail, in some cases, in death row.
“The story of the Veloso family is truly heartbreaking. But what is more saddening is that we know that there are more like them.”
The children of Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina in death row in Indonesia, hope that she will be saved from execution.
The family of Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina in death row in Indonesia, appeals for help from President Aquino.