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Suspended Execution Puts Spotlight on Trafficking

Indonesia gave an eleventh hour reprieve this week to a Philippine national who was supposed to be executed for smuggling drugs into that country. Supporters say Mary Jane Veloso was a victim of human trafficking, forced to work as a drug courier. Now that Mary Jane Veloso has been temporarily spared the firing squad, she is expected to testify against an alleged job recruiter whom she says set her up to unknowingly smuggle heroin into Indonesia. But the road that led to this point in her...

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