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Sudan Death Row Woman Meriam Ibrahim Rearrested

posted on June 24, 2014

The Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood reports, “Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman released from death row in Sudan on Monday, was arrested with her husband and two children at Khartoum airport on Tuesday as the family attempted to leave the country.” Ibrahim had been sentenced to death for apostasy after proclaiming her Christianity amid insistence from the courts that she was Muslim. She had been on death row for two years and was attempting to board a plane to the U.S. with her family when security forces arrested them.

Read at The Guardian