Sudanese Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag gave Birth on the Death Row


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Meriam Yehya Ibrahim and husband
Meriam Yehya Ibrahim and her husband

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag, 27, gave birth to a baby girl at a prison near Sudan’s capital, Khartoum.

She is allowed to nurse her new-born baby for two years before the death sentence is fulfilled and her 20-month-old son has been in prison with her since she was arrested.

Meriam, a wife and mother of two, is awaiting the death penalty and 100 lashes for refusing to renounce Christianity and allegedly committing adultery according to national law.

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