Sudan http://nhpr.org en Developing Story: Court In Sudan Orders Release of Condemned Woman With N.H. Ties http://nhpr.org/post/developing-story-court-sudan-orders-release-condemned-woman-nh-ties <p></p><p><em>Update: CNN is reporting that Meriam&nbsp;Ibrahim and her husband, Daniel Wani of Manchester, <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/24/world/africa/sudan-christian-woman-arrest/">were arrested at the airport</a> in Khartoum on their way out of Sudan. <span style="font-family: arial; line-height: 19px;">Wani told the network in a phone call that he, Ibrahim and their two young children were being held at the national security office, although no details were available.</span></em></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:33:30 +0000 Brian Wallstin 50692 at http://nhpr.org Developing Story: Court In Sudan Orders Release of Condemned Woman With N.H. Ties Confusion Abounds As Reports Of Meriam Ibrahim's Release Remains Unconfirmed By Family http://nhpr.org/post/confusion-abounds-reports-meriam-ibrahims-release-remains-unconfirmed-family <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The BBC <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-27646890">reported </a>Saturday that the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy, Meriam Ibrahim, will be released in the coming days. The report was based on a statement made by a high-ranking Sudanese foreign minister who reportedly said Ibrahim would be released from prison in a few days’ time. I caught up with the Ibrahim’s brother-in-law Gabriel Wani of Manchester.</p> Sat, 31 May 2014 19:48:48 +0000 Ryan Lessard 49497 at http://nhpr.org Confusion Abounds As Reports Of Meriam Ibrahim's Release Remains Unconfirmed By Family Sudanese Woman With New Hampshire Ties Likely To Avoid Execution, Expert Says http://nhpr.org/post/sudanese-woman-new-hampshire-ties-likely-avoid-execution-expert-says <p>International attention is growing in the case of <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/sudan-manchester-man-hopes-appeal-wifes-death-sentence">Meriam Ibrahim</a>, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce Christianity.</p><p>New Hampshire has been paying particularly close attention as well – as Ibrahim is married to a Manchester man, Daniel Wani, who has been in Sudan the past year awaiting her trial.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:31:20 +0000 Brady Carlson 49406 at http://nhpr.org Sudanese Woman With New Hampshire Ties Likely To Avoid Execution, Expert Says The Sidebar: N.H. Delegation Calls For Release Of Woman Sentenced To Death In Sudan http://nhpr.org/post/sidebar-nh-delegation-calls-release-woman-sentenced-death-sudan <p>All four members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation are urging the U. S. government to secure the release of the pregnant wife of a Manchester man from a Sudanese prison.</p><p>Meriam Ibrahim Ishag, a 27-year-old physician who is eight months pregnant with her second child, was sentenced to death by hanging last week after a Sudanese court found her guilty of apostasy.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:35:25 +0000 Brian Wallstin 48986 at http://nhpr.org In Sudan, Manchester Man Hopes To Appeal Wife's Death Sentence http://nhpr.org/post/sudan-manchester-man-hopes-appeal-wifes-death-sentence <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Hampshire-based husband and brother-in-law of a pregnant Sudanese woman say they're hoping they can still secure her freedom, even though a </span><a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/05/sudan-plays-down-death-sentence-apostasy-201451711382250183.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">key deadline has passed</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:04:43 +0000 Amanda Loder 48700 at http://nhpr.org In Sudan, Manchester Man Hopes To Appeal Wife's Death Sentence Civilians Flee, Soldiers Dig In On Sudanese Frontier http://nhpr.org/post/civilians-flee-soldiers-dig-sudanese-frontier There's a tense calm at South Sudan's front line, just 10 miles from the frontier with Sudan, its neighbor to the north. South Sudanese commander Maj. Gen. Mangar Buong says his troops remain on alert and on the defensive.<p>There is not a civilian in sight. They all fled the area, known as Panakuach, after Sudan's recent aerial bombardments and escalating concerns about a full-scale war.<p>South Sudan's soldiers sing morale-boosting tunes to rally the forces and keep their spirits up. Wed, 16 May 2012 16:33:00 +0000 Ofeibea Quist-Arcton 4913 at http://nhpr.org Civilians Flee, Soldiers Dig In On Sudanese Frontier