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Sudan Denies Immediate Release of Christian Woman Condemned to Death

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(VOA News - June 1, 2014) Sudan’s Foreign Ministry is denying media reports that a woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith will be released within days, following an international outcry. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abubakar Al-Sidiq says Mariam Yahya Ibrahim cannot be released without a ruling from an appeals court. Ibrahim was sentenced to death by hanging last month after she declined to declare