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Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times

Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times

Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times

Sep 14, 2022 at 16:21 PM

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The Philippines has sought clemency for a Filipino woman on death row in Indonesia, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr's press secretary said Tuesday, in the la..

The Philippines has sought clemency for a Filipino woman on death row in Indonesia, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr's press secretary said Tuesday, in the latest high-level attempt to save the drug trafficker's life. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 1 Hindustani24.com

Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in IndonesiaPhilippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 2 Hindustani24.com

and Philippine First Lady Louise Araneta Marcos meet with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Indonesian First Lady Iriana Widodo on September 5, 2022. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 3 Hindustani24.com

(Photo by AFP)The mother of two was moments away from facing the firing squad in 2015 when she was granted a temporary reprieve after a woman suspected of recruiting her was arrested in the Philippines. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 4 Hindustani24.com

"Foreign Minister Marsudi said she would consult the Ministry of Justice on the matter," Marcos's press secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said in a video posted on Twitter, citing the foreign ministry. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 5 Hindustani24.com

Veloso's case attracted huge attention in the Philippines and Indonesia, with rallies of support and boxing great Manny Pacquiao pleading for her life to be spared. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 6 Hindustani24.com

Aquino had sought clemency for Veloso a number of times, as early as 2011, his spokeswoman said in 2015. @hindustani24 Philippines seeks clemency for Filipina on death row in Indonesia - News | Khaleej Times - 7 Hindustani24.com

Mary Jane Veloso was arrested in Indonesia in 2010 carrying a suitcase lined with 2

6 kilograms (5

7 pounds) of heroin and was later sentenced to death

Taking in the beauty, wonders and animals at the Sharjah SafariOn Sunday, Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo made a request for "executive clemency" for Veloso during a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi in Jakarta, on the sidelines of a state visit by Marcos

Her supporters claim she went to Indonesia for a job as a maid and was duped by an international drug syndicate into carrying heroin

Indonesian President Joko Widodo stayed Veloso's execution in 2015 after then-president of the Philippines Benigno Aquino asked that she be made a witness against a human trafficking ring that duped her into smuggling drugs

The Philippines denied the claim, saying Duterte had simply pledged to respect whatever the outcome of Indonesia's judicial process

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