The Sudanese mother threatened with death by Sudan's mock legal system is still facing the sword
Sudan said the release of a Sudanese mother, whose death sentence for refusing to recant her Christian faith sparked global criticism, depends on the outcome of her legal appeal.
Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, will only be freed if the court overturns its apostasy verdict, Sudan’s Foreign Ministry said yesterday in a statement published by Suna, the state-run news agency. It said an undersecretary at the ministry cited by media as saying Ibrahim would be freed within days was quoted out of context.
Or maybe it was taqqiya at work? Clearly, the danger isn't over, and her supporters still have to work hard to get her freed for real.
Labels: Africa, islam, misogyny, political corruption