Saudis asked to spare preachers
Wednesday 23 December 1992
President Ramos has asked King Fahd Ibn Abdulaziz Al- Saud to forgive Oswaldo Magdangal and Renato Posedio, who have been jailed in Saudi Arabia for two months after allegedly trying to build a Christian church.
'I wish to make a personal appeal to Your Royal Highness to spare Oswaldo Magdangal from execution, especially on that day,' Mr Ramos said in a letter.
Saudi Arabia does not permit the open practice of any religion other than Islam and proselytising is also forbidden.
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