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Once-doomed Filipino in Saudi a signature away from home

Rodelio Dondon Lanuza FILE PHOTO

All he needs is one last signature and jailed overseas Filipino worker Rodelio “Dondon” Lanuza can finally come home.

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH gov’t submits P7.6M to Saudi court to save OFW from death row

Rodelio Dondon Lanuza FILE PHOTO

Jailed Filipino migrant worker Rodelio Lanuza is a step closer to freedom as the Philippine government has deposited to the Saudi court its 700,000 Saudi Riyals or P7.6 million contribution to the blood money for his release, Vice President Jejomar Binay said.

Posted: March 27th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Filipino spared from death in Saudi

Rodelio Dondon Lanuza FILE PHOTO

A doomed Filipino worker who tirelessly campaigned on Facebook for his freedom will soon walk out of Saudi Arabia prison as a free man, a migrant campaign group announced on Thursday.

Posted: April 12th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Committee to raise funds to save OFW from beheading

Dondon Lanuza. Photo from SAVE the LIFE of Dondon Celestino Lanuza Facebook account

An ad hoc committee to raise funds to save jailed overseas Filipino worker Dondon Lanuza from beheading was formed on Feb. 12.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New hope for OFW on death row Dondon Lanuza

RODELIO “DONDON” Lanuza was forgiven by the family of the man he had killed in 2000. But P35 million in “blood money” for his freedom seemed like an unreachable star.

Fate and luck may finally be working in favor of overseas Filipino worker Rodelio “Dondon” Lanuza, who has been on death row in Damman, Saudi Arabia for the past 11 years. His tireless internet campaign for justice and assistance has caught the attention of a Filipino-American businesswoman and philanthropist, Loida Nicolas Lewis—as well as a Saudi prince whose identity remains a mystery.

Posted: January 15th, 2012 in Global Pinoy,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jailed OFW begs Aquino, Facebook pals


An overseas Filipino worker facing execution in Saudi Arabia has appealed to the Aquino administration to help him raise the “blood money” that would secure his release. Dondon Lanuza, who has been jail in the eastern Saudi city of Dammam since August 2000 for the murder of a Saudi national, has been appealing for donations [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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