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Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death for Apostasy

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

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