Sudanese court orders release of Meriam Ibrahim

Meriam Ibrahim with husband Daniel Wani.
Meriam Ibrahim with husband Daniel Wani. Credit: Reuters

Sudanese court orders the release of Meriam Ibrahim, the woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity, the state news agency reports.

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Meriam last month gave birth to a baby daughter whilst in prison.

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Lawyer: Meriam Ibrahim freed for a second time

Sudanese police have released a Christian woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam for a second time on condition that she stays in the country, her lawyer has told Reuters.