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Sudanese Woman Gets Death Sentence for Converting to Christianity

A court in Sudan has sentenced a pregnant woman to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith. Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, who is already the mother to a 20-month-old son, was convicted of apostasy on Sunday and given four days to abandon her faith. Judge Abbas al-Khalifa handed down the death sentence Thursday in Khartoum after Ibrahim told the court "I am a Christian."   Ibrahim, who was born to a Christian mother and a Muslim father, was raised Christian...

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