Skip to comments.Sudanese mother sentenced to death for 'converting to Christianity' freed after international outcry
Posted on 06/23/2014 7:22:44 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
A court in Sudan today ordered the release of the 27-year-old woman sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, the state news agency said.
The case of Meriam Ibrahim, who is married to a Christian American, triggered an international outcry. She gave birth to a baby daughter while in prison.
'The appeal court ordered the release of Mariam Yahya and the cancellation of the (previous) court ruling,' Sudan's SUNA news agency said.
The couple's 20-month-old son was also held in prison with Ms Ibrahim and her newborn daughter.
A government official had told Reuters on May 31 that Sudanese officials were working to release Ibrahim.
As well as the death sentence for apostasy (the crime of abandoning your religion) Ibrahim was also sentenced to 100 lashes for what the court deemed her adultery for marrying a Christian.
Born to a Muslim father, she was convicted under Islamic sharia law that has been in force in Sudan since 1983 and outlaws conversions on pain of death.
She gave birth just 12 days after the verdict. It had been thought she was still shackled throughout the delivery and beyond, according to the rules which stipulate the treatment of death row inmates in Sudan.
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GOD BE PRAISED.
were you following this story? i cannot remember...
Praise the Lord!!
Wow! Thank goodness for the threat of involving john f’n kohn-heinz-kerry. He went to VN in case you didn’t know.
I guess this ruined Obamas day.
I will feel better when she is sitting in a studio at FNC.
RE: I will feel better when she is sitting in a studio at FNC.
Me too. In a lawless place like Sudan, anything can happen.
Yes, Praise Him!!
Someone get her out of there before she becomes the victim of an “honor killing.”
I hope Obama and/or Kerry don’t try to take credit for this. They played no role.
GTFO of Sudan ASAP.
Yes, I don’t trust anyone over there.
We prayed for her release, and so today we thank God for saving her and her children.
The Nigerian girls who have been so brutally kidnapped by pagan Muslims remain on our prayer list. May God also help them to escape from the savages who enslave them.
Agreed, the locals may decided to take matters into their own hands. It has happen before.
True, but I don't care if the jackwads do because the lives of a good Christian woman and her children are worth it.
Thank you, Obama! ..... wait ... that jerk did nothing to help.
Thank you Lord. Now send forth your angel army to eradicate the terrorist Muslim filth.
Thank God for answered prayer if this proves to be true. And, if that American-citizen, Christian husband has any sense, may be load his family on the nearest transportation and return to the states before some idiot either changes his mind or executes sharia terrorism all on his own.
Our God is an awesome God!!!!
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