Indonesia death row - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Indonesia death row


#PHVote Top of the Hour | 9PM

May 02, 2016 - 8:59 PM

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Alleged recruiter: 'Mary Jane Veloso is innocent'

May 20, 2015 - 12:50 PM

Maria Cristina Sergio accused of duping Mary Jane Veloso into bringing drugs from Malaysia to Indonesia insists she did not do anything wrong

COUNTER AFFIDAVIT. Maria Cristina Sergio, the alleged recruiter of Filipina death convict Mary Jane Veloso, swears before a DOJ prosecutor as she executes her counter affidavit. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Aquino: I won't waste time responding to Mary Jane's mother

May 14, 2015 - 8:50 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says the focus is not responding to criticisms but to ensuring that Mary Jane Veloso and her children are doing well

WELCOME HOME. The family emerges at the airport wearing T-shirts printed with these calls: "Justice for Mary Jane! Justice for all migrant workers.”

Mary Jane Veloso’s legal case: What’s next?

May 04, 2015 - 6:32 PM

A 3rd case review could be tricky as Indonesian law normally only allows for one

Malacañang on saving Mary Jane: 'Everyone did their part'

May 02, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The whole nation united in prayer and concern together with people of good will from around the world made possible this reprieve for Miss Veloso says Malacañang

Temporary reprieve. Mary Jane Veloso. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Sergio: Mary Jane Veloso's family threatened me

May 01, 2015 - 6:29 PM

In a sworn statement the accused recruiter of Mary Jane Veloso says she received death threats from Veloso’s husband and parents

DEATH THREATS. Ma. Kristina Sergio, alleged recruiter of OFW Mary Jane Veloso, faces the media after arriving at the Camp Crame in Quezon City on April 29 to seek protective custody from the PNP. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Mary Jane to Jokowi: Save me from death

Apr 25, 2015 - 3:44 PM

In a handwritten letter to the Indonesian leader the Filipina on death row pleads for her life for the sake of her two children

MARY JANE'S FATE. The 30-year-old mother of two, who was sentenced to death in 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2.6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia, says she has accepted her fate. Bimo Satrio/EPA

PH files 'stronger' 2nd appeal for Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 24, 2015 - 5:24 PM

UPDATED While waiting for the court to act on her appeal Mary Jane Veloso tells her mother her final wish: Bring my body home

PREPARING FOR EXECUTION. Indonesian special police force secure the transfer of Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso to Nusa Kambangan prison as they arrive at Wijayapura port in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia, on April 24, 2015. Photo by Bayu Nur/EPA

Mary Jane's last wish: Bring my body home

Apr 24, 2015 - 4:19 PM

The 30 year old mother of two who was sentenced to death in 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2 6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia says she has accepted her fate

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, warga Filipina yang divonis mati menangis di persidangan, Sleman, 3 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Bimo Satrio/EPA

FAST FACTS: Executions in Indonesia

Apr 24, 2015 - 11:21 AM

This is how death row convicts are executed in Indonesia

DRILLS. Indonesian special police squad hold a drill ahead of the transfer of Australian death-row prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from Kerobokan Prison to Nusakambangan Prison in Denpasar, Bali, on February 27, 2015. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

PCOS machines, Mamasapano report, Mayweather-Pacquiao contract | The wRap

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Supreme Court ruling may render the PCOS machines useless The NBI calls Mamasapano incident murder Bob Arum refuses to sign the Mayweather Pacquiao contract

Mary Jane’s sons to Jokowi: ‘Release our innocent mom’

Apr 18, 2015 - 1:55 PM

Despite the rejection by the Indonesian court of their mother s appeal Mark Daniel and Mark Darrell remain optimistic their mother will come home soon

SAVE MY FUTURE. Mark Darrell holds up a statement calling for the release of her mother, Mary Jane. All photos by Raisa Serafica

Interfaith group: Mary Jane a victim of human trafficking

Apr 17, 2015 - 4:22 PM

Her pain is our pain Her family s pain is our pain a group of Christian churches says in appealing for a Filipina on Indonesia s death row

FILIPINO ON DEATH ROW. Filipino protesters are seen through a passing passenger's vehicle as they hold placards appealing the execution of Mary Jane Veloso, during a demonstration outside the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines, on April 10, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Cardinal Tagle to Indonesia: Due process for Mary Jane

Apr 14, 2015 - 2:28 PM

The Manila archbishop also tells migrant Filipino workers: Do not just accept parcels or bags from people especially from those you do not know

IN TEARS. Mary Jane Veloso, 30, was in tears when she appeared in court on March 3, 2015, to appeal against her death sentence. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

CBCP: 'Storm heaven with prayers' to save Mary Jane

Apr 13, 2015 - 6:19 PM

Every life is precious as it comes from God Filipino Catholic bishops say hoping to save a 30 year old Filipina who is on Indonesia s death row

FINAL APPEAL. Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso (center) escorted by police officers during an appeal hearing in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on March 3, 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

The fate of Mary Jane Veloso

Apr 02, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The parents of Mary Jane Veloso insist their daughter has been framed

Indonesia drug mule, Licuanan on K-12, Germanwings pilot | The wRap

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:40 PM

Filipina drug mule in Indonesia’s death row was duped Higher education chair Licuanan says extra school years are worth it The Germanwings pilot had suicidal tendencies

Mary Jane Veloso a drug smuggler? Look at our home, parents say

Mar 31, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents recall in anger how their daughter was deceived by a friend