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  • House subcommittee to hold hearing on the 'troubling case of Meriam Ibrahim'

    Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two currently residing in the U.S. embassy in Sudan awaiting a flight to America, will receive a hearing Wednesday in the U.S. examining her situation.

  • Aid workers in Sudan freed after 32-day captivity

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Three Sudanese aid workers taken hostage in Sudan's Darfur region were freed Saturday after being held by gunmen for over a month. The joint U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur said in a statement that the three were released after 32 days in captivity. It said they...

  • Meriam Ibrahim is currently safe at the U.S. embassy in Sudan

    Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old Sudanese woman who was released this week after being sentenced to death for leaving Islam, is "safe and well" at the U.S. embassy in Sudan, according to her husband.

  • Sudanese Christian woman inside US embassy

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned but who was detained again this week is now at the U.S. embassy for her own "safety," her lawyer said on Friday. ElShareef Ali Mohammed said that 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim left a Khartoum...

  • Sudanese Christian woman freed again

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned was freed again on Thursday after being detained on accusations of forging travel documents. Wearing a traditional white and green dress, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, walked out of a Khartoum police...

  • Meriam Ibrahim has been freed, again

    Meriam Ibrahim is free from police custody after she was arrested Wednesday for supposedly falsifying travel documents in order to leave Sudan with her husband and two children, the Associated Press reported.

  • Here's the ridiculous reason why Meriam Ibrahim was rearrested

    Sudanese authorities rearrested Meriam Ibrahim claiming she provided a fake travel document when she tried to leave Sudan with her husband and two children, according to the Telegraph. The travel document, according to Ibrahim's lawyer Elshareef Ali Mohammed, was “officially issued from the...

  • Freed Christian woman, family detained in Sudan

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan and later freed has been detained at an airport while trying to leave the country Tuesday, her lawyer said. Lawyer Eman Abdul-Rahim told The Associated Press that the 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim was held along with two...

  • Meriam Ibrahim has been rearrested

    Meriam Ibrahim was barely out of prison for a day when she, her husband and their children were stopped at an airport in Khartoum as they were trying to leave Sudan, according to the family's lawyers. About 50 security officers arrested Ibrahim during an angry confrontation, according to...

  • Sudan frees woman on death row for apostasy

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy was freed Monday by a Khartoum court, and has rejoined her Christian husband with their two young children, her lawyer and state media said. State news agency SUNA said the Court of Cassation threw out the death sentence...

  • Meriam Ibrahim has been freed from prison

    Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old Sudanese woman sentenced to death for leaving Islam, has been freed from prison, her lawyers have confirmed.

  • Sudanese court orders release of woman sentenced to death for 'leaving' Islam

    A Sudanese appeals court has overturned a previous ruling that sentenced Meriam Ibrahim to death for supposedly abandoning her Muslim faith. “The appeal court ordered the release of Meriam Yahya and the cancellation of the [previous] court ruling,” Sudan's SUNA news agency reported, as...



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