segunda-feira, 2 de junho de 2014

Sudan denies release next Christian sentenced to death

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, 27 years, gave birth in prison last Tuesday.

The Khartoum Government denied his release, after on Saturday an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have suggested that it would be "freed within the next few days".

The Sudanese lawyer, Ali Elshareef, says he intends to "a judicial order of release for Meriam, because she hasn't committed a crime, whether adultery or denial. She's been married legally and in accordance with the international agreement that has been certified by the Government of Sudan, there shouldn't be a crime of denial ".

A court must now decide if officially, according to the Sudanese authorities.

Meriam was sentenced to death by hanging, on May 15, for having converted to Christianity, religion of husband, something forbidden by the Sharia, the Islamic law that governs Sudan. The case sparked a wave of international outrage.

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