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Atomic Junction Disaster: The Morning After

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Sudan death row woman Meriam Ibrahim ‘re-arrested’

A Sudanese woman freed from death row on Monday has been arrested with her family at Khartoum airport, sources have told the BBC. Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to hang in May for renouncing Islam, sparking widespread outrage at home and abroad. About 40 security agents detained Mrs Ibrahim – along with her husband, Daniel Wani and two children – at ...

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Husband ‘not told’ of Sudan release

The husband of a woman sentenced to death in Sudan for abandoning Islam has told the BBC he has not been informed that his wife will be released. Reports on Saturday said a Sudanese official had confirmed that Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth in custody, would be freed in a few days. But the foreign ministry said on Sunday Ms ...

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Sudanese court sentences woman to death for marrying Christian man

A Sudanese court has sentenced a woman to hang for apostasy – the abandonment of her religious faith – after she married a Christian man. Amnesty International condemned the sentence, handed down by a judge in Khartoum, as “appalling and abhorrent”. Local media report the sentence on the woman, who is pregnant, would not be carried out for two years ...

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Sudan death penalty reignites Islam apostasy debate

A court ruling in Sudan sentencing a heavily pregnant woman to death has reignited debate about punishment for apostasy. Dr Meriam Yahya Ibrahim was condemned to hang for allegedly leaving Islam and marrying a Christian man. The court said that by doing so, she had abandoned her religious faith and was guilty of apostasy, which carries the ultimate penalty under Islamic law ...

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Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity

A Sudanese court has sentenced a 27-year-old woman to death for converting to Christianity, judicial sources said. Mariam Yahya Ibrahim had been ordered to abandon her newly adopted Christian faith and return to Islam. She had also been charged with adultery for marrying a Christian man. Judge Abbas al Khalifa asked Ibrahim whether she would return to Islam. After she ...

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