JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudan this week banned five attorneys from leaving the country after another lawyer accused them of tainting the country’s image by defending Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian mother of two falsely accused of apostasy, two of the attorneys said. The move came in response to attorney Iman Hassan submitting a letter […]
Government using lawyer’s complaint to retaliate against Christian mother’s defense team, lawyers say.
Christian from Uganda ordered to leave country.
NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Security agents in Sudan padlocked a 500-member church’s building on Aug. 24, said Christian sources who fear the government may try to sell it. In the latest incident in a nearly two-year wave of church demolitions, closures and confiscations, Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) forcibly closed the Sudan […]
Nightmare for Christian mother sentenced to die for ‘apostasy’ ends.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – After blocking her departure on a spurious charge of forged travel documents, Sudan today allowed a Christian mother sentenced to die over a false allegation of leaving Islam to leave the country, her attorney said. Having given birth to her second child while shackled to prison chains just two […]
Most of wounded man's church fled to Nuba Mountain caves.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese government soldier on Saturday (July 12) shot a Christian near his farm in South Kordofan state, seriously wounding him, church sources said. Akhnouk Jamal, 27, a member of the Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS), sustained wounds on his back and upper part of his stomach when a […]
Four children, elderly woman among 10 dead in Nuba Mountains.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudan’s bombing of civilian targets in the country’s Nuba Mountains in the past two months has killed at least 10 Christians, sources told Morning Star News. Four children and an elderly woman were among the victims of bombings in Sudan’s South Kordofan state as part of the regime’s […]
Advance notice came previous day – during worship service.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Authorities in North Khartoum demolished another church building today, just a day after giving verbal notice during the congregation’s worship service, sources said. Bulldozers demolished the Sudanese Church of Christ in the Thiba Al Hamyida area of the city as church members watched, with security personnel threatening to arrest […]
Elements within government attempting to charge mother of two with ‘fraudulent’ travel documents.
(Morning Star News) – The Sudanese mother of two detained at a Khartoum airport on Tuesday (June 24) after her death sentence for apostasy was overturned on Monday was released today, and foreign governments are pressuring Sudan to permit her to travel outside the country, according to various sources. Meriam Yahia Ibrahim reportedly left a […]
Family arrested at Khartoum airport.
(Updated June 24) JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) agents today detained Meriam Yahia Ibrahim at the Khartoum airport, 24 hours after her death sentence for alleged apostasy was cancelled, according to her attorney. More than 40 security agents reportedly detained her along with her husband, Daniel Wani, 22-month-old son […]
Sudanese Air Force launches most sustained bombing since conflict erupted.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – The Sudanese Air Force bombed several civilian targets in South Kordofan state this month, killing at least one Christian, targeting the region’s only hospital and damaging an orphanage school and a relief agency, sources said. Before dropping 60 bombs the past four days in areas around Kauda – termed […]
Like young mother on death row, her marriage is ruled illegitimate.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – As Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, sentenced to death for leaving Islam, gave birth early this morning in prison, another Christian woman in Sudan has been jailed for “apostasy,” sources said. Ibrahim’s second child was born at about 3:30 a.m. in the Health Center Clinic of Omdurman Federal Prison for […]