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Worthy Christian News » Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death Might Not Be Freed (Video)

(Wire / Worthy News)– Yesterday, Sudanese officials told the media that a 27-year-old woman imprisoned and sentenced to death for being a Christian would be set free within a number of days, but now it seems that might not be the case.

Sudan's government appeared to be bowing to the international condemnation. Over the weekend, the country's Foreign Ministry Under-Secretary Abdelah Al-Azrak told Reuters that "The related authorities in the country are working to release Mariam (Yahya Ibrahim), who was sentenced to death for apostasy, through legal measures," adding, "I expect her to be released soon." But neither Ibrahim's lawyer or her husband, a U.S. citizen, said they knew of any plans for her release. And today Sudan's foreign ministry spokesman Abubakar Al-Sidiq also said he was not aware of any plans for her release.

Meanwhile, Ibrahim's husband Daniel Wani says that he doesn't think his wife will back down. "I know my wife. She's committed," he said, adding, "I'm hoping that, given the way people have come together around the world — which I want to thank them for… perhaps it will result in the judgment being overturned." Under Sudanese law, only an appeals court has the power to release her.


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  • David Hawley
    2 June 2014 at 3:13 pm - Reply

    Those whose religious views teach lying for convenience are not to be trusted

  • Keanna Ralph
    2 June 2014 at 3:52 pm - Reply

    So sad

  • Deanna Marquart Kay
    2 June 2014 at 7:49 pm - Reply

    Unfortunately, I saw that one coming.

  • Julie Latham
    2 June 2014 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    Praying for a mighty move of God, to pour out His Holy Spirit upon Africa!!!!!

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