Rappler's latest stories on Flor Contemplacion
The fate of Flor Contemplacion, who was executed in Singapore on March 17, 1995, 'continues to reflect the plight of Filipino migrants'
This is not the first time the country has mourned the execution of a fellow Filipino abroad
Mary Jane is alive but that fact pales against the bruised dignity of a public shaken out of its imagined narrative The heroine is a harridan The victim is a shrew Off with their heads
While avoiding drugs and following the law is a personal responsibility Veloso s case highlights a collective failure in Philippine society
Twenty years after Flor s execution seemingly hard and cold yet fallible laws in faraway lands are poised to ignore all humanitarian pleas storming the heavens with prayers to save the life of Mary Jane
Militant groups back calls for the resignation of President Aquino accusing him of continuing the tradition of forced migration and modern day slavery
This play resonates with many Filipinos today who even in the 21st century still perpetuate a deeply feudal society