Jailed Sudanese Christian Woman Chained to Bed During Birth of Daughter

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Meriam and husband Daniel (Daily Mail)

Sudanese Christian, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death for apostacy for leaving Islam, has given birth to a baby girl.  The baby girl, named Maya, was born inside the prison clinic. Meriam was not taken to a hospital and delivered the baby in prison. Meriam will be allowed to nurse her daughter for two years before her sentence of 100 lashes and death by hanging is carried out.

Daniel Wani, husband of Meriam, says his wife is undaunted by the death sentence.

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Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was chained to her bed during the delivery of her daughter.
National Turk reported (rough translation), via Religion of Peace:

New details on the Sudan sentenced to death a Christian: According to her husband Mariam Ibrahim Yahya has her daughter chained in prison brought into the world. Two years they must take care of the child – then it is in danger of the gallows.

The case of Mariam Ibrahim Yahya triggers beyond the borders of Sudan out of dismay, employs human as politicians. A court in Khartoum condemned the heavily pregnant women to death because they do not want to live in the Muslim faith. Shortly after the verdict, the young woman brought earlier in the week in prison to a daughter – now her husband has told for the first time details of the birth.

As Daniel Wani the British ” Telegraph ” reported Ishak was indeed moved to the infirmary of the prison – but also spent the birth process itself in chains. “She was chained to the feet,” Wani said.

He had his wife and newborn also more than a day after birth may not visit , Wani said. Only on Wednesday he had finally gain access to the cell : “The baby is beautiful , you say Maya The mother is okay , you did not look too battered. . . . ” For the time of the visit, the chains were then removed.

A court in the capital Ishak was convicted in mid-May for renouncing the Islamic faith to death by hanging . The young woman who already has a 20 -month-old son, was also sentenced to a hundred lashes for adultery. His son lives with his mother , according to wadis and the few -day-old infant in the prison cell .

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