Joanna Demafelis case - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Joanna Demafelis case


Too early to rejoice over death sentence for Demafelis killers – OFW congressman

Apr 04, 2018 - 3:49 PM

ACTS-OFW Representative Aniceto Bertiz points out that the Kuwaiti government does not hold custody of the suspects and ‘cannot carry out the penalty’

NO JUSTICE YET. ACTS-OFW Representative Aniceto Bertiz says it’s not yet time to lift the workers’ deployment ban to Kuwait imposed by President Duterte, shown in this file photo visiting the wake of slain OFW Joanna Demafelis. Malacañang photo

'A national shame': The death and homecoming of Joanna Demafelis

Mar 04, 2018 - 12:07 AM

In May 2014, Joanna Demafelis left for Kuwait to help secure a better future for her family. She comes home in a box nearly 4 years later.

Alleged recruiter apologizes to Joanna Demafelis' family

Mar 01, 2018 - 12:46 PM

Agnes Tuballes, who says she only referred Joanna Demafelis to her recruiters, also tells the OFW's family members that they should have contacted her when the Filipino worker went missing

GRIEF-STRICKEN. Agnes Tuballes fails to hold back tears when she was asked for her message to Joanna Demafelis' family. Photo by Rambo Talabong