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.
Republican Senators Roy Blunt and Kelly Ayotte have drafted a letter to Secretary John Kerry calling on him and the U.S. Department of State to grant political asylum to a pregnant Christian mother who has been sentenced to death for her faith by a Sudanese court, according to International Christian Concern.
A Sudanese judge Thursday sentenced a pregnant Christian to hang for apostasy despite appeals by Western embassies for compassion, according to The Times of Israel.
As the U.S. Celebrated Mother's Day, a Christian carrying her second child to term has been convicted of adultery and apostasy, penalties that are punishable in Sudan by 100 lashes and death, respectively, according to International Christian Concern.
A woman with child in Khartoum, Sudan, faces death for leaving Islam, according to Morning Star News.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (Compass) -- Every Friday, during the Muslim holy day, a special group of Christians meet in a house.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Amid reports of worsening religious-freedom abuses in the Sudan, a United States commission is urging the Bush administration to mount a comprehensive and sustained campaign to pressure the Muslim-dominated government to improve its record on human rights.
WASHINGTON (BP)--Legislation designed to further the United States' involvement in helping end a Sudanese campaign marked by religious persecution has been reintroduced in Congress.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, (December 22, 2000) -- Soldiers of the Government of Sudan's Popular Defense Forces (PDF) systematically gang-raped enslaved black African women and girls during and after slave raids on villages in Southern Sudan. This report is according to the testimonies of numerous redeemed slaves, which was documented by Christian Solidarity International (CSI), and independent researchers.
Westlake Village, CA (October 18, 2000) The Government of Sudan's Popular Defense Forces (PDF.) have again raided villages in Aweil West County of Northern Bahr-El-Ghazal. In one village alone, Goc Machar, they enslaved at least 21 black African women and children on October 7, 2000, according to the Civil Commissioner of Aweil West County, Simon Wol.
SPRING LAKE, MI (December 4, 2000) - A bitter civil war and famine conditions have devastated the people in Sudan, Africa. International Aid has responded to the tremendous needs of the Sudanese people by shipping such relief supplies as vitamins, medicines, food and personal care items.
On 20 November, the day after US Assistant Secretary of State Susan Rice's arrival in Marial Bai to meet with victims of slavery, the armed forces of the Government of Sudan executed seven black African school boys following a mid-morning slave raid on the nearby Guong Nowh Community Elementary School, according to Simon Wol, the Civil Commissioner of Aweil West County. Government soldiers also enslaved 24 other children, including six girls.
Coral Ridge Ministries Partners with Christian Solidarity International to Redeem 2,000 Enslaved Women and Children in Sudan
The "Free the Slaves" Drive to be Announced on The Coral Ridge Hour
10 October 2000 (Newsroom) -- Under intense lobbying from the United States and numerous human rights and religious groups, the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday rejected Sudanâ€™s bid to win a seat on the Security Council.
6 October 2000 (Newsroom) -- The prospect of Sudan gaining a seat on the United Nations Security Council may help galvanize opposition against a repressive regime that condones slavery, religious persecution, and bullying its African neighbors, human rights and religious freedom activists contend.