This is the first picture of Sudanese woman Meriam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death for apostasy, from inside the prison where she’s being held. In this pic, Meriam carries her new born baby girl Maya, who was born this week in prison. Her legs were reportedly chained as she gave birth in prison. the 27 year old has been in prison for eight months now and is awaiting execution for doing nothing but marrying a Christian man. Right is Meriam’s husband, Daniel Wani, with the new baby.
Despite just given birth, it’s being reported that Meriam will be given the 100 lashes that are part of her sentence in 2weeks’ time unless she wins her appeal. Meriam has refused to renounce Christianity andSudanese authorities are bent on the barbaric punishment despite mounting international outrage.
Daniel with the couple’s son