Meriam Ibrahim released from death row in Sudan

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Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the White House on June 12, 2014, to support Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for marrying a Christian man, who is also a U.S. citizen. Ibrahim was held as prisoner in Sudan with her toddler and newborn.

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Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the White House on June 12, 2014, to support Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for marrying a Christian man, who is also a U.S. citizen. Ibrahim was held as prisoner in Sudan with her toddler and newborn.

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Many in the Muslim-majority nation held that Ibrahim should never have become a Christian because her father was a Muslim.