Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death for Apostasy to Be Released

June 23, 2014 3:12 PM

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Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death for Apostasy to Be Released

A Sudanese woman on death row for apostasy had her sentence canceled and was ordered released by a Khartoum court on Monday, the country's official news agency reported.

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

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