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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.

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Freed Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested at airport in Sudan

Sudanese authorities have re-arrested Meriam Ibrahim just one day after she was freed from death row. She is being detained along with her husband and two children after the family tried to board a plane in Khartoum.

Meriam Ibrahim with husband Daniel Wani and her two children yesterday. Credit: Hardwired Global/Facebook

Meriam was sentenced to death last month after converting to Christianity from Islam and gave birth to a baby girl in prison.

Sudanese security forces gave no indication why she was re-arrested.

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