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Woman Facing Death Sentence in Sudan Gives Birth

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Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, right, is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani, left.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, right, is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani, left.

 

(ABC News) – Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, the Sudanese woman facing a death sentence for marrying a Christian, has given birth, Amnesty International confirmed to ABC News.

The woman was sentenced to death for apostasy for marrying a Christian and converting to his religion.

Sudan’s Islamic court also did not recognize the legitimacy of her marriage, so it also convicted her of adultery and sentenced her to 100 lashes before she is to be hanged.

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