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Rappler's latest stories on reprieve


Mary Jane speaks up one year since she escaped execution

Apr 29, 2016 - 6:39 PM

The Filipina accused of smuggling drugs says she has faith she will come home

IN PHOTOS: Mary Jane exactly one year after escaping execution

Apr 29, 2016 - 5:49 PM

Here s what Mary Jane Veloso looks like a year after she was granted a last minute reprieve

Indonesia executions one year on: Mary Jane lives but death penalty questions linger

Apr 28, 2016 - 7:17 PM

It has been one year since Filipina Mary Jane s reprieve and the execution of 8 others What s the situation now?

epa04645117 Philipino, Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso (C), 29 escorted by Indonesian officers during an appeal hearing in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 03 March 2015. An Indonesian jugde sentenced to death Veloso after, as an alleged courier, she allegedly attempted to bring 2.622 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia in April 2010. EPA/BIMO SATRIO

Indonesia: Regardless of case in PH, Mary Jane will be punished

Jan 13, 2016 - 2:12 PM

The fact is that she smuggled drugs to Indonesia and she was caught red handed at the airport

PUNISHMENT. The Indonesian government says Mary Jane Veloso, who is accused of trafficking drugs, will be punished somehow. EPA/BIMO SATRIO

VLOG: Family visits Mary Jane in prison, enjoys rare day off

Jan 12, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Parents assure supporters Mary Jane is in high sprits

‘Is this goodbye?’: Visit to Mary Jane brings back trauma for family

Jan 12, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Mary Jane Veloso s parents share their anxiety about being back in Indonesia for the first time since their daughter was barely spared from execution

ANXIETY. The Veloso family admits to feeling traumatized from their last visit to Indonesia. Photo by AFP

Family recounts Mary Jane visit: 'She is a very different person’

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:22 PM

Mary Jane herself tells her mother The old Mary Jane is dead

IN PHOTOS: Veloso family visits Mary Jane in prison

Jan 12, 2016 - 2:22 PM

The family brings gifts for Mary Jane and enjoys a simple feast with the Filipina on death row

LOOK: Birthday gifts from family for Mary Jane Veloso

Jan 12, 2016 - 9:11 AM

Check out the set of gifts the family will give to the Filipina on death row

VLOG: Excitement, joy night before family visits Mary Jane

Jan 11, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Mary Jane s family gathers at the same hotel where they awaited her fate in April but this time around the mood is upbeat as they anticipate their visit to Mary Jane for her 31st birthday

Mary Jane’s mother to Indonesians: Thank you for saving my daughter

Jan 11, 2016 - 10:19 PM

I thank everyone from Indonesia those who supported Mary Jane If it weren’t for them maybe we won’t even have anyone to visit

Mary Jane Veloso, ISIS in PH, Golden Globes 2016 | 12PM wRap

Jan 11, 2016 - 12:09 PM

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A lawyer's call for unity: 'Save all Mary Jane Velosos'

May 06, 2015 - 9:35 AM

Future legal and political campaigns for Filipinos on death row abroad may be modelled or improved upon the SaveMaryJane efforts

The right of Mary Jane Veloso's family to their rage and pain

May 03, 2015 - 2:11 AM

I urge netizens not just to know the full story first – and the story does not merely begin in the hour leading up to Mary Jane Veloso s suspended execution

SLAMMING GOVERNMENT. Celia Veloso, mother of Philippine death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, speaks during a protest near the Philippines' presidential palace to mark Labor Day on May 1, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso's family to Aquino: 'Taumbayan ang tumulong'

May 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The Velosos are grateful for the overwhelming public support they received during their ordeal in Indonesia when Mary Jane was scheduled to be executed by firing squad

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

Australian condemnation after Indonesia execution reports

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:23 AM

A top official from Australia s foreign ministry called the death penalty an abuse of state power after the reported execution of two Australian drug convicts in Indonesia

STILL HOPING. Letters made out of flowers reading 'Keep Hope Alive' seen at a vigil for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran, the two Australians in Indonesia's death-row, in Sydney, Australia, 27 April 2015. Photo by Dan Himbrechts / Australia and New Zealand Out / EPA

Mos Def in reenacted force-feeding

Jul 12, 2013 - 1:13 PM

Actor rapper joins campaign against highly disputed military procedure

PROCEDURE. Mos Def presents reenactment of force-feeding. Screenshot from YouTube (The Guardian)