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Meriam Ibrahim to Be Released from Prison

Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim will be released from prison. The 27-year-old had been in prison with her 20-month-old son and 4-week-old daughter awaiting a sentence of 100 lashes and hanging for apostasy.

6/23/2014

Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim will be released from prison reports the AP. The 27-year-old had been in prison with her 20-month-old son and 4-week-old daughter awaiting a sentence of 100 lashes and hanging for apostasy. 

Ibrahim had previously refused to renounce her Christian faith, a crime punishable by death for Sudanese born Muslim. 

Sudan’s news agency said, “The appeal court ordered the release of Meriam Ibrahim and the cancellation of the [previous] court ruling.” The Court of Cassation made the official release orders. 

 

Publication date: June 23, 2014

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