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Sudanese woman sentenced to death for being a Christian: Back Amnesty Campaign.

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Back Amnesty Campaign to Stop Execution..

Sudanese woman sentenced to death for being a Christian: Is this a modern day witch hunt?

Meriam Ibrahim is on death row in Sudan for refusing to renounce Christianity. Hannah Strange explores what’s really going on.

Of all the places one does not want to fall foul of religious diktats, Sudan ranks fairly high on the list. While in much of the Middle East and North Africa, apostasy – the act of abandoning one’s faith – is deemed to be a criminal act, Sudan counts as one of few countries which regard it as a mortal sin.

More by Hannah Strange here.

It is urgent that we back this campaign.

Amnesty International UK

STOP EXECUTION OF MOTHER IN SUDAN

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim has been sentenced to death for ‘apostasy’, or refusing to renounce her Christian faith. Meriam is imprisoned with her newborn baby girl and her 20-month-old son.

Meriam has also been sentenced to 100 lashes for being married to a Christian man. She is a prisoner of conscience. Ask Sudan to release her.

Written by Andrew Coates

May 30, 2014 at 4:18 pm

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  1. Reblogged this on A Riverside View.

    Kevin Algar

    May 31, 2014 at 4:44 pm


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