Sudan to release woman sentenced to death over Christian faith

June 23, 2014 2:19 PM

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Sudan to release woman sentenced to death over Christian faith

SUNA said the Court of Cassation in Khartoum on Monday canceled the death sentence against 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim after defense lawyers presented their case. The court ordered her release.

Ibrahim, whose father was Muslim but who was raised by her Christian mother, was convicted of apostasy for marrying a Christian.

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