Influence of Iran’s Rouhani can secure release of mother on death row
Newscast Media KHARTOUM—A Sudanese woman sitting on death row has given birth.
The 27-year-old was sentenced to be hanged for converting from Islam to
Christianity, Deutsche Welle reports.
Little over a week after receiving the death sentence, Sudanese inmate Meriam
Ibrahim Ishag gave birth to a girl. The death row inmate, jailed for refusing to deny
her Christian faith and convert to Islam, was eight months pregnant.
According to Deutsche Welle, the woman’s husband, Daniel Wani, saw them on
Tuesday. In addition to his weekly permitted visits to the prison, located in
Khartoum’s twin city of Omdurman, Wani has not yet received special permission for
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