Monday, June 23, 2014

Sudanese mom sentenced to die for Christian faith is freed | Fox News

Mariam Ibrahim with her husband Daniel Wani and children Martin and Maya along with their legal team following her release on Monday. /Photo from HardwiredGlobal.org

The following excerpts are from FoxNews.com:

  • Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, has been freed.
  • Ibrahim, 27, refused to renounce her Christian faith in court in May, prompting a judge to sentence her to hang for apostasy. The case became an international cause, with several U.S. lawmakers and the State Department blasting the decision as barbaric. Sudan's national news service SUNA said the Court of Cassation in Khartoum on Monday canceled the death sentence after defense lawyers presented their case, and that the court ordered her release.

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