By Tarra Quismundo
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.
By Matikas Santos
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.
An ad hoc committee to raise funds to save jailed overseas Filipino worker Dondon Lanuza from beheading was formed on Feb. 12.
By Monica Feria
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.
By Jerome Aning
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 [...]