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Meriam Yehya Ibrahim

After Meriam Ibrahim's Release, Why Are Two Christians Still Facing The Death Penalty In Sudan?

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 05.21.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Last year, a death penalty sentence slapped on a Sudanese doctor for refusing to renounce her Christian faith stirred international outrage and ...

Meriam Ibrahim Opens Up About Time In Sudanese Prison: 'I Was Sure God Would Stand By My Side'

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion

Meriam Ibrahim is safe on American soil -- and her faith has never been stronger. The young Christian mother, who spent six months shackled to a pr...

Does the Koran Endorse Apostasy Laws?

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion
Kashif N. Chaudhry

Muslims consider the Koran the word of God. Hence, it is the primary and supreme source of jurisprudence in Islam. The practice of Prophet Muhammad, Sunnah, is second in line. Both leave no doubt that apostasy is not a punishable offense at all, let alone by death.

Meriam Ibrahim -- Strict Religious Law Has No Place in a Truly Free Society

Charlotte Keenan | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Charlotte Keenan

We need to stand with those in Sudan, and across the world, who will not accept this restricting of personal freedoms. We must champion freedom of belief and press for countries to allow people to choose a religion, or choose none.

5 Practical Actions to Help Free Imprisoned Sudanese Mother

Kristin Wright | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Kristin Wright

It's a mother's nightmare. Forcibly separated from her husband and currently caring for her two tiny children in a Sudanese prison, Meriam Ibrahim awaits 100 lashes and death by hanging. Here are five actions that anyone can take right now to help work for the release of Meriam Ibrahim.

Women Around the World Are Finding New Ways to Seek Justice

Mariane Pearl | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Mariane Pearl

Their transformative power is tied to the fact that when these brave women seek justice, they don't seek revenge. There lies women's potential for greatness and our source of tangible hope.

Confusion Over Fate Of Sudanese Woman Who Faces Execution

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

As Sudanese authorities are facing growing international pressure to halt the execution of a woman sentenced to death for allegedly converting to Chri...

Sudan Official: Woman Sentenced To Death For 'Apostasy' To Be Freed Soon

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

KHARTOUM, May 31 (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity is expected to be released soon, a government official...

Sudanese Woman Sentenced To Death For 'Apostasy' Gives Birth In Jail

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

A 27-year-old Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for "apostasy" two weeks ago has given birth to a baby girl in prison, her lawyers announced o...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/16/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.16.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Karl Rove and Donald Sterling seek communicator-of-the-year awards in our new Week to Week news quiz. See if you know who said what.