Sudan rearrested Meriam Ibrahim as she attempted to leave country



Sudan apparently doesn’t want Meriam Ibrahim, who they released yesterday, to leave the country, possibly condemning her to death by members of her family. After all, we’ve heard her own brother admit to wanting to kill her if she doesn’t revert to being a Muslim.

CNN – A Sudanese Christian woman who’d been sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith — and then released — was rearrested Tuesday at an airport as she was trying to leave the African country, her legal team told CNN on Tuesday.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, her American husband, Daniel Wani, and their two children were stopped at an airport in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, and then detained and interrogated at Khartoum’s national security headquarters, the legal team said.

Details about why the family was held weren’t immediately available.

Wani, in a phone call to CNN, also said that he and his family were being held at the national security office, but did not provide details.

The developments came a day after Ibrahim’s legal team announced she’d been released from prison after weeks of international controversy over her conviction on apostasy and adultery charges.

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