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  • Sudanese Woman Freed: High Court Throws Out Apostasy Charge

    Originally posted by One News Now
    KHARTOUM, Sudan (June 23, 2014) - A Sudanese woman on death row for apostasy had her sentence canceled and was ordered released by a Khartoum court on Monday, the country's official news agency reported.
    SUNA said the Court of Cassation canceled the death sentence against 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim after defense lawyers presented their case. The court ordered her release.
    Ibrahim, whose father was Muslim but who was raised by her Christian mother, was convicted of apostasy for marrying a Christian. Sudan's penal code criminalizes the conversion of Muslims to other religions, a crime punishable by death.



    See more at: http://onenewsnow.com/ap/religion/su...y#.U6he7JRdUUc

    http://onenewsnow.com/ap/religion/sudan-to-release-woman-on-death-row-for-apostasy#.U6he7JRdUUc]Source[/url]

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    • #3
      So...wait, even though she was never a Muslim, she was still considered one because her father was a Muslim?! That's not right.
      Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.

      -Thomas Aquinas

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
        This is how the social order crumbles! Ignore apostasy today, tomorrow - gay pride parades! The Sudanese court system is going liberal I say !!!!!
        Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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        • #5
          Her brother says she should still die if she doesn't "repent". She should immediately flee the country because someone is going to kill her there. They are just whacko like that...
          That's what
          - She

          Without a clear-cut definition of sin, morality becomes a mere argument over the best way to train animals
          - Manya the Holy Szin (The Quintara Marathon)

          I may not be as old as dirt, but me and dirt are starting to have an awful lot in common
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Bill the Cat View Post
            Her brother says she should still die if she doesn't "repent". She should immediately flee the country because someone is going to kill her there. They are just whacko like that...

            Bill, you are just a xenophobe, you can't make negative cultural judgements like that.
            Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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            • #7
              Originally posted by seer View Post
              Bill, you are just a xenophobe, you can't make negative cultural judgements like that.
              That's what
              - She

              Without a clear-cut definition of sin, morality becomes a mere argument over the best way to train animals
              - Manya the Holy Szin (The Quintara Marathon)

              I may not be as old as dirt, but me and dirt are starting to have an awful lot in common
              Stephen R. Donaldson

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Teallaura View Post


                Now. Get out of there as fast as possible.

                I'm always still in trouble again

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Bill the Cat View Post
                  Her brother says she should still die if she doesn't "repent". She should immediately flee the country because someone is going to kill her there. They are just whacko like that...

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by TimelessTheist View Post
                    So...wait, even though she was never a Muslim, she was still considered one because her father was a Muslim?! That's not right.
                    I believe the term you are looking for is 'islam'.
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
                      I believe the term you are looking for is 'islam'.
                      Yeah, that is sure not right.
                      Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by seer View Post
                        Bill, you are just a xenophobe, you can't make negative cultural judgements like that.
                        this is why we need the sarcasm tag back

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by RumTumTugger View Post
                          this is why we need the sarcasm tag back
                          For the sarcastically impaired the following is said in jest

                          Yes, somebody needs to get right one that.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
                            I believe the term you are looking for is 'islam'.
                            Well, look at the bright side. At least they aren't raping children anymore, like the Ottoman Empire did.

                            .....it's not much, but it's something.
                            Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.

                            -Thomas Aquinas

                            I love to travel, But hate to arrive.

                            -Hernando Cortez

                            What is the good of experience if you do not reflect?

                            -Frederick 2, Holy Roman Emperor

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                            • #15
                              I don't think anybody seriously missed the sarcasm... right?

                              But, yes, excellent news. I do hope the Congressman's mention of the United States possibly accepting her comes to fruition (or any other country with security/a reasonable legal system).
                              "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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