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The Sudanese woman who has been sentenced to hang for refusing to renounce Christianity has given birth to a baby girl, her lawyers told The Telegraph.

Meriam Ibrahim, 27, gave birth to the girl – her second child – in the early hours of Tuesday morning, in the hospital wing of the prison.

Her son, 20-month-old Martin, has been with her inside the cell since she was first charged in February. Ms Ibrahim’s husband, Daniel Wani, who is in a wheelchair, said last week that she was being kept shackled by the ankles in her cell.

She was sentenced to death on May 15 by a court in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.

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  • Jenni Atkinson
    31 May 2014 at 3:43 am - Reply

    Shame on Sudan.

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