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Sudan says Woman Sentenced to Death for Apostasy Can Appeal

Sudan’s Minister of Information said his government will not interfere in the case of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, the woman who was sentenced to death for converting to Christianity.   Ahmed Bilal said Sudan has an independent judiciary which is dealing with the case.  This follows media reports Ibrahim would be released within days.   Bilal said, although Sharia dictates that a Muslim cannot change his or her religion, there are several fatwas in Islam, one of which allows...

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