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 (£)
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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