“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.”
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“As a human trafficking victim, these proceedings should help her to assert her rights, including the right to testify against her recruiters.”
“Migrante continues to call for vigilance and sustained support for Mary Jane, in light of the slow course of justice.”
While there are many reasons to celebrate the temporary stay of Mary Jane Veloso’s execution, there are still many reasons to seethe with rage.
Joselito Zapanta, 35, is the eighth Filipino to be executed abroad under President Aquino, the highest under one administration.
“All our efforts have not been in vain, and we attribute this victory mainly to their fighting spirit and the collective efforts of friends, supporters and advocates.”
Ni RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Matagal akong naghintay kay Kamatayan Hindi ko man siya ninais dumalaw At kung sakaling siya’y dumating Ipipinid ko ang pinto at sasandal ako sa likod nito Hindi ako tutugon sa kanyang mga tawag Baka sakaling mapagod siya sa pagkatok At lumisang walang bitbit na kaluluwa. Anak ko ang siya niyang sadya…
Ni FUDGE TAJAR Binulabog mo ang bayan natin sa iyong pagtangis Isang inang ingrata na gustong maningil sa gobyernong tinalikuran ka Noong mga panahong naghahanap ka ng kasagutan Noong mga panahong ninais mong dugtungan ang buhay ng iyong anak Anong karapatan ng isang katulad mong dukha na maningil? Wala kang puwang sa lipunan ng mga…