Sudanese authorities are to free a woman who was sentenced to death for having abandoned the Islamic faith, a foreign ministry official says.
Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth to a daughter in custody, will be freed in a few days, the official told the BBC.
Abdullahi Alzareg, an under-secretary at the foreign ministry, said Sudan guaranteed religious freedom and was committed to protecting the woman.
Khartoum has been facing international condemnation over the death sentence.
In an interview with The Times newspaper, British Prime Minister David Cameron described the ruling as “barbaric” and out of step with today’s world.
The UK Foreign Office this week said that it would push for Ms Ibrahim to be released on humanitarian grounds.
Ms Ibrahim, 27, was brought up as an Orthodox…
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To even hope this weasel is gone for good is a waste. He will bottom dwell somewhere else as his agenda, communism, runs in his blood, thru his home, out his lying, smart-alecky mouth. A little rumor bird has it he will return to the beloved motherland. At least we won’t have to hear him every, single, damn day.
A bit of the legacy he leaves behind, then buh bye Jay.
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