A defiant Christian woman in Sudan who was sentenced to death while pregnant for refusing to renounce her faith and converting to Islam, is expected to be released within days.
The BBC reported Saturday that Sudanese officials announced that Meriam Ibrahim, 27, who gave birth to a baby girl in custody this week, is to be freed.
Abdullah Alzareg, an under-secretary at the Foreign Ministry, said Sudan guaranteed religious freedom and vowed to protect the young mother….
Meriam’s death sentence was expected to be carried out two years after the birth of her baby along with 100 lashes for marrying Christian U.S. citizen Daniel Wani and practicing Christianity.
‘If they want to execute me then they should go ahead and do it because I’m not going to change my faith,’” she said in an earlier report.
‘I refuse to change. I am not giving up Christianity just so that I can live. I know I could stay alive by becoming a Muslim and I would be able to look after our family, but I need to be true to myself,’ she added….