Blair: Sudan case is a 'sickening distortion of faith'

Former Prime Minister Mr Blair has described the case of a Sudanese woman, sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, as a "brutal and sickening distortion of faith," it was reported in The Times (£)

Blair has said the case was a "brutal and distorted" view of Christianity. Credit: Chris Jackson/PA

The case has prompted questions over whether the UK should continue giving aid to countries which do not respect human rights.

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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.