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Meriam Ibrahim, freed from Sudan, plans to settle in New Hampshire

PX*5753364By Josephine McKenna

ROME (RNS) Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian who was flown to Rome after her death sentence was overturned, is now dreaming of building a future in the U.S.

‘We will begin a new life,” Ibrahim told Antonella Napoli, head of Italians for Darfur, according to the daily La Repubblica.

“My husband, a chemist, lost his job because of my affair. Now we will go to New Hampshire where my brother-in-law Gabriel lives. They will help us. We will be all together as a true family.”

Ibrahim, 27, was spared a death sentence for apostasy and then barred from leaving Sudan.

She was flown to Rome in secret by the Italian government on Thursday (July 24) with husband Daniel Wani, her 20-month-old son Martin, and daughter Maya, who was born in a Khartoum prison two months ago.

Read more at http://www.religionnews.com/2014/07/25/meriam-ibrahim-freed-sudan-plans-settle-new-hampshire/

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  1. Kay Hill says:

    My very best wishes to Ibrahim who had been awaiting execution because she refused to renounce Christianity and is now safely in the U.S. So happy for her!

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