SAVE THE LIFE OF DONDON LANUZA, OFW on Deathrow, KSA
Few days ago someone invited me to support a group named “HELP SAVE A LIFE, SAVE DONDON LANUZA FROM DEATHROW!”. A group that hopes to help Dondon Lanuza’s case in Saudi Arabia. I felt terribly sad when I learned about the story of our fellow Filipino in Saudi Arabia, and how his sympathizers use the virtual world to gather every possible help they could get to help him get out of jail. And I couldn’t help myself but to empathize for Dondon as well. As I was reading his stories and watching some of his supporters videos asking our government to do something about Dondon’s case, I felt the urge to help in my own little way. That is why I’m writing this article about Dondon Lanuza’s Case in Saudi Arabia.
Dondon Lanuza has been convicted for Murder in August 2000 and was sentenced to death by beheading on June 10, 2002 for killing a Saudi Arabian national. He already suffered more than 12 long years in Damman Reformatory Jail and is now waiting for the final verdict of the eldest son of the said Arabian National, who will turn 18 years old 2 years from now. If Dondon Lanuza will fail to come up with the agreed amount, that might probably pursue the implementing of the beheading.
I believe our government has ears to listen. I am addressing our President Benigno S. Aquino III in behalf of Dondon Lanuza’s friends and family and those people who supports him to please, please do something on Dondon’s case. I’m begging you Mr. President, there is a man out there on the brink of his death in a foreign land and a son to his parents and a friend to his friends, appealing for your help that his killing of the Arab National was an act of self-defense. Let us not turn a blind eye on this case Mr. President. I have high hopes on you. The clock is ticking and he is racing against time.
I am working in a foreign land and I understand how difficult it is to live in a country with different cultures. How much more if you languish more than a decade there in prison? This guy is in dire straits and he needs our government’s help. To those people who is now reading this article, please spread the link and support Dondon’s Official Facebook Pages, Groups and Website.
Let’s not argue on who is to be blamed here people and I’m not here to discuss my disgust in our government’s international policy either. Let’s just do something to help Dondon Lanuza. It is our responsibility as a fellow Filipino. Let’s help save the life of Dondon Lanuza, OFW on Deathrow since August 2000.
To Dondon Lanuza, and his family please be strong and never give up the fight against life’s blows.
- From a concerned citizen
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