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Worthy Christian News » Meriam Ibrahim Released from Detention; Charged with Attempting to Travel on False Documents

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (Worthy News)РMeriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was formerly charged with adultery and apostasy, has been released from detention in Khartoum after being rearrested on Tuesday.  However, she faces new charges of attempting to travel on false documents punishable by up to five years in prison.

She was released from prison along with her 22-month-old son and 4-week-old daughter on Monday. However, she was rearrested again as she tried to board a plane at Khartoum airport with her family.

"The airport passport police arrested Abrar after she presented emergency travel documents issued by the South Sudanese embassy and carrying an American visa," Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services' said on Facebook, referring to Ibrahim by her Muslim name.

"The Sudanese authorities considered (the action) a criminal violation, and the Foreign Ministry summoned the American and South Sudanese ambassadors," it added.

Under Sudan's penal code, forging a document is punishable by up to five years in prison.

"Now the prosecutor decided to let her go home by a guarantee," one of her lawyers, Mohanad Mustafa, told Agence France-Presse. However, it was unclear whether Ibrahim would be traveling to the United States anytime soon.

"There is a criminal case against her. She cannot leave Sudan," he added.

An American embassy car was seen outside the police station in Khartoum, the Telegraph reported.

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  • Tom Revalator
    26 June 2014 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    Psalm 75:8King James Bible
    For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.

  • Jonathan Gardiner
    26 June 2014 at 2:22 pm - Reply

    Praise God. The truth will always prevail regardless of the attack.

    My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into [various trails], Knowing this, that the [testing] of your faith worketh patience.

    But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire,[lacking] nothing.
    James 1:2-4. KJV.

    Hold fast to your faith in God sister!

  • Elsie Schuett Flynn
    26 June 2014 at 3:36 pm - Reply

    Ex.6:1. Then the Lord told Moses "Now you will see what I will do to Pharoah king of Egypt. When he feels the force of my strong hand he will let the people go. In fact he will force them to leave his land.

  • Faye Starnes Coleman
    26 June 2014 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    Praying that she and her family will be able to leave and rejoin her husband.

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