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US Welcomes Release of Christian Woman in Sudan

The United States welcomed the release from a Sudanese jail of a Christian woman sentenced to death by hanging for apostasy after refusing to revert to Islam under Sudan’s Sharia Law. A U.S. lawmaker has indicated Meriam Ibrahim, married to a Sudanese-American, could soon be on her way to the United States.   U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the decision by the Sudanese Court of Appeals to order the 27-year old mother of two released from prison, where she also faced a...

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