Actions against the death penalty for the pregnant Christin Meriam Yehya Ibrahim

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Here again is a case I want to tell you and that is about a pregnant woman who is a Christian. They should be sentenced to death because they did not renounce your faith. Here is an excerpt from Amnesty International:

On 15 May 2014 Meriam was sentenced to death by hanging for ‘apostasy’, and to 100 lashes for ‘adultery’ . Three days before she had been asked by the court to give up her faith. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim is eight months pregnant and currently in detention with her 20-month-old son.

The date of the execution has not yet been announced.

The death penalty is the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment and a violation of the right to life. The punishment of flogging violates the absolute prohibition against torture and other ill-treatment in international human rights law.

According to Sudan’s Criminal Code, a woman that is heavily pregnant cannot be executed before giving birth to her child and nursing him or her for two years.

There is also a petition (thepetition) against this judgment:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/278/113/...

or on change.org

https://www.change.org/de/Petitionen/sudan-stoppen...

and here the action of Amnesty International (Englisch) :

http://www.amnesty.org/en/appeals-for-action/stope...

and here the action of Amnesty International (Germany with Englisch text) with the e-mail action and addresses and for your appeals:

http://www.amnesty.de/urgent-action/ua-118-2014-1/...

Patrick Steinhuber in 94496 Ortenburg, Germany