“The bottom line is this: how in heaven’s name can we get to hear the side of a compatriot who is behind bars and waiting on death row in a foreign land and who cannot come home for said purpose?”
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Her one chance now to leave the death row rests on successfully prosecuting her recruiters in the Philippines.
“We will fight for this, because we do not want others to be victimized.”
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The family, relatives and friends of Mary Jane Veloso, with the help of Migrante International and other progressive groups, the Catholic Church, and concerned citizens are trying to move heaven and earth to save her life and spare her from the death sentence. Mary Jane Veloso has been sentenced to…
“Mary Jane Veloso is not only a victim of drug trafficking syndicates but also of government neglect.”
28 May 2010 PRESS RELEASE The family of an overseas Filipino worker in death row and Migrante International, insisted on the DFA to respect their right to be actively involved in saving the life of Joselito Zapanta, an OFW in Saudi Arabia who was sentenced to death for killing “in self-defense” his Sudanese landlord. “We…