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Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Execution Arrives In United States

Washington (AFP) — A Sudanese Christian woman — sentenced to death for renouncing Islam but acquitted after international pressure on Khartoum — has arrived in the United States with her family. Meriam Ibrahim Tehya Ishag flew first into the east coast city of Philadelphia Thursday, where she was welcomed by the mayor as a “world […]

August 1, 2014
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Sudanese Christian Woman Who Faced Death Over Her Faith Meets Pope Francis

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — A Sudanese Christian woman who faced a death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith flew to Italy on Thursday and met with Pope Francis. Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to death by a court in Khartoum, Sudan, in May for illegally abandoning the Muslim faith. She […]

July 24, 2014

U.S: Sudan Has Not Re-Arrested Freed Christian Woman

Washington (AFP) — The United States said Tuesday that it had received assurances a Sudanese Christian woman has not, as reported, been re-arrested, one day after a court annulled her death sentence for apostasy. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Washington has been informed by Sudan that “the family was temporarily detained at the airport […]

June 24, 2014

Sudan Frees Christian Woman Sentenced To Death For Apostasy

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — A Christian woman in Sudan sentenced to death last month for apostasy was released Monday after her conviction was overturned by Khartoum’s appeal court, according to her lawyer. The appeal court Monday ordered Meriam Yehya Ibrahim’s release after hearing her appeal, according to Sudan’s official news agency, […]

June 23, 2014

Sudanese Ordered To Hang For Apostasy ‘Gives Birth In Jail’

Khartoum (AFP) – A Christian Sudanese woman, sentenced to hang for apostasy in a case that has sparked international outcry, has given birth in jail, her husband said Tuesday. “Until now I did not see them. They didn’t allow me to go in and see,” Daniel Wani told AFP. “I’m disappointed really,” he said from […]

May 27, 2014