Sudanese Woman Found Guilty of Apostasy Sentenced to Death

by Editor | May 16, 2014 9:37 am

DAILY MAIL – Mariam Yahya Ibrahim has been condemned to 100 lashes after which she is to be hanged for committing apostasy.

Under Islamic law it is a crime to leave the Islamic faith and in this case Mariam Yahya Ibrahim converted to Christianity after marrying her Christian husband.

Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, a doctor, is pregnant and the Islamic court gave her 10 days in which to revert back to Islam.  After refusing she was handed 100 lashes for adultery, as her marriage is deemed invalid under Islamic law and the death penalty for apostasy.

The court has ruled that she will be put to death after her child is born.  A number of Islamic supporters chanted outside the court celebrating the news with ‘God is Greatest’.

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