Impending release of mother condemned to death by Sudanese court reported

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim with husband

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim with husband

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Meriam, who gave birth to her second child in prison on Tuesday, May 27, also had been sentenced to 100 lashes on the grounds that she had married a Christian.

When pressured to renounce her faith—Meriam is an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian—she boldly stated, “I am a Christian, and I will remain a Christian.”

According to BBC reports, Sudan’s Foreign Ministry Under-Secretary Abdullah Alzareg said that she “will be freed in a few days” and that “Sudan… was committed to protecting the woman.”


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