Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag pictured on her wedding day with her husband
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Sudan woman faces death for apostasy

A Sudanese court sentences a woman to hang for apostasy - leaving Islam - after she married a Christian man.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag's lawyer said that there was time for an appeal, as she is pregnant.

The sentence would not be carried out for two years after she had given birth.

Alex Jakana reports.

  • 15 May 2014
  • From the section Africa
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