“We shall also revisit and exhaust other options and channels to ensure that Mary Jane is rightfully saved from the gallows on legal, political and humanitarian grounds.”
Global Day of Action to free Mary Jane Veloso set on April 29
Migrant advocates are calling on President Duterte to do everything in his power to save Mary Jane and all innocent OFW’s on death row.
OFWs in HK bewail double charging, lack of foresight by consul, PH labor office
“We urge you to provide genuine service to our sector and stop taking advantage of the Immigration Department’s new policy to make money from OFWs.”
OFW Jakatia Pawa’s death a result of PH govt policy of delayed legal aid — Migrante
“The government’s failure in the early stages of the trial to provide Pawa with a lawyer made an unfavorable verdict possible.”
‘Mary Jane trusted the wrong persons’
“They brought her to a situation in which she almost died.”
Don’t downplay mass layoffs in Saudi, OFWs tell gov’t
“This is already a crisis. How does this government define a crisis? Do OFWs need to die of hunger first?”
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 immediately dismissed.”
OFW group says gov’t help always ‘too little, too late’
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.
OFWs and kin call for Aquino resignation
Migrante said that since Pres. Aquino took office, OFWs and their families have borne witness to his government’s criminal neglect and incompetence.
Beyond the fear of losing Mideast jobs
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld About the Middle East and Libya many Filipinos have one fear, and that’s the loss of their jobs as the region and that country fall apart, besieged by the violence of contending sectarian groups and the so-called Islamic State (ISIS). That, together with paeans to their bravery,…
Women Migrants Debunk Empowerment Myth, Vow to Continue Struggle for Rights
Jobs available to women are “mere extension of stereotype women roles as homemakers and as sex objects.” These are, in essence, gender-oppressive roles made to appear as formal work placing women in situations open to abuse and exploitation.