A court in Sudan has ordered the release of Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old Sudanese woman who was sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging for alleged adultery and apostasy.
Sudan’s high court in Khartoum canceled the case, the Associated Press reports.
Ibrahim’s lawyer, Elshareef Mohammed, said she had been sent “to an unknown house to stay at for her protection and security,” the Daily Mail reports. “Her family had been threatened before and we are worried that someone might try to harm her,” he said.
Officials promised that she would be released “in a few days” in late May, more than three weeks ago, according to the BBC.
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