Woman sentenced to death for apostasy gives birth

A pregnant Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith has given birth to a girl, NBC News have reported - citing human rights group Amnesty International as their source.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was convicted under the Islamist-led government on charges of apostasy - the crime of abandoning or criticizing Islam, an offense punishable by death in several Muslim-majority countries.

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PM urges Sudan to 'make good on release promise'

Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Sudan to "make good on its promise", after reports emerged that Meriam Ibrahim, sentenced to death for marrying a Christian, would be released.