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Sudanese Christian woman freed after death sentence

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for “abandoning Islam” has been freed after her case caused outcry around the world.A Khartoum appeal court overturned the sentence and ordered Meriam Ibrahim’s release, the country’s official news agency said.Ibrahim was brought up by her Orthodox Christian mother after her Muslim father left the family when she was young. She considers herself Christian and married a Christian man but Sudanese authorities consider her Muslim.She was sentenced to hang in May after refusing to renounce Christianity.Human rights campaigners including Amnesty International had campaigned for her release.

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