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  אייר 19, 5774 , 19/05/14

Sudan Says Death Sentence for Pregnant Woman Not Final

As outrage grows over a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christianity, the government defended the verdict, but said it's only preliminary, CNN reported on Sunday.

A Khartoum court last week convicted Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, of apostasy. Ibrahim, who is eight months pregnant, converted to Christianity and married a Christian man.

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