On Tuesdy,Sudanese authorities re-arrested a woman, Mrs. Mariam Ibrahim sentenced
to death for abandoning Islam for Christianity, a day after she was
Twenty seven-year-old Mariam Ibrahim, her husband and children
were detained as they tried to board a plane in Khartoum, her
Mrs. Ibrahim was sentenced in May to hang for renouncing Islam,
sparking global outrage.
She was released by an appeal court Monday and sent to a secret
location for her protection after her family reported receiving
The BBC quoted Abdullahi Alzareg from Sudan’s Ministry of
Foreign Affairs as saying that said Mrs. Ibrahim was arrested
because she did not have the correct travel documents, the BBC
Although she is Sudanese, she was using emergency South
Sudanese papers with a US visa, he said.
Her husband is a Christian from what is now South Sudan and has