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Sudan's appeals court this week began considering the case of Meriam Ibrahim who is sentenced to death for the alleged crime of apostasy, The Independent newspaper has reported.
The appeal petition argues that there were "procedural errors" during Meriam's trial which would thereby warrant her release.
If the appeals court upholds the original conviction, Meriam will receive 100 lashes for adultery after the court refused to recognise her marriage to a Christian man and be subject to death by hanging for apostasy.
Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop last week announced Australia's condemnation of the sentencing and said she'd instructed Australia'a Ambassador to Sudan to raise the case with the Sudanese government.
Over one million people worldwide have called for Meriam's release. Christian and human rights organisations around the world have collected hundreds and thousands of signatures in pursuit of this.
Last month, the 27-year-old gave birth to a baby girl in a prison clinic. She is currently imprisoned with both her daughter and 20-month-old son.
Sudan outlaws apostasy in 1991 yet Amnesty International reports that to-date, no one have been executed for the 'crime'…all have recanted their faith.
Meriam is the first person to refuse to recant.
Please keep Meriam, her husband Daniel and their family in your prayers.