Christian Meriam Ibrahim Arrives in Italy After Escaping Sudan

July 24, 2014 11:07 AM

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Christian Meriam Ibrahim Arrives in Italy After Escaping Sudan

ROME - A mother put on death row for refusing to reject Christianity fled Sudan on Thursday, ending an almost year-long ordeal that triggered outrage around the world.

Meriam Ibrahim, her American husband and two young children, arrived at Rome's Ciampino airport accompanied by Italy’s vice minister of foreign affairs, officials told NBC News.

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