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Meriam Ibrahim Re-Arrested at Sudan Airport

  • Carrie Dedrick
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2014 Jun 24
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One day after Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim was released from prison, she has been re-arrested by authorities. The world applauded the freedom of Ibrahim and the recission of her death penalty sentence; now Ibrahim is back in the hands of police. 

Ibrahim had been in prison since February on apostasy charges.

Ibrahim was detained at the airport by about 40 security agents reports BBC News. The former prisoner was planning to travel to the United States with her husband and two young children; Ibrahim's husband, Daniel Wani, holds U.S. citizenship. 

It is said that Ibrahim is being held at the headquarters of a Sudanese security agency. 

 

Publication date: June 24, 2014