Sudanese Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag gave Birth on the Death Row

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. Continue reading “Sudanese Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag gave Birth on the Death Row”