Official: Sudan mother facing apostasy death sentence to be freed soon
Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, whose father was Muslim, was condemned to death on May 15
A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be “freed within days,” a foreign ministry official told AFP on Saturday.
Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, whose father was Muslim, was condemned to death on May 15 under the Islamic sharia law that has been in place since 1983 and outlaws conversions under pain of death, triggering an international outcry.
She gave birth to a baby girl in a women’s prison on Tuesday.
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Sudanese woman sentenced to death gives birthHer case attracted worldwide condemnation after she was sentenced to death on May 15 in Khartoum Africa