Meriam Ibrahim Freed Again in Sudan, Flees to U.S. Embassy
Meriam Ibrahim (seated C) a Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy last month, poses for a picture with her husband Daniel Wani a US citizen originally from South Sudan (L), her newborn baby and the couple's 20-month-old son, one of her lawyers Mohanad Mustafa (R), and other members of the legal team on Monday.ISHAG'S LEGAL TEAM / AFP - Getty Images
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A video report by the BBC’s Arabic service showed the Ibrahim released for a second time late Thursday. But Ibrahim’s passage to the U.S. may still be blocked as she now faces forgery charges relating to the emergency travel documents she attempted to use to get out of the country. According to Reuters, Ibrahim was released on the condition that she not attempt to leave the country. Speaking before Ibrahim was freed from custody, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Thursday that the woman had all the documents she needed to travel to U.S. "It's up to the government of Sudan to allow her to exit the country," Harf told reporters.