They just won't let this woman be. They re-arrested her
Sudanese mother sentenced to hang for 'marrying Christian' is
RE-ARRESTED with husband by notorious 'Agents of Fear' National Security
force just hours after she was freed for 'trying to flee the country'
The woman who was put on death
row in Sudan for marrying a Christian then freed after nine months in
jail has been rearrested on Tuesday.
Ibrahim and her husband Daniel Wani were both held at an airport in the
capital Khartoum as they apparently tried to flee the country.
Meriam, 27, a doctor, had only been released from prison yesterday - and going back to jail will cause her unimaginable agony.
arrest also creates a headache for the US government as he is an
American citizen who lives in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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Another blow: Meriam poses hours after her
release with her husband, Daniel (left) and her children, Martin (on
Daniel's knee) and baby Maya and all those who bravely fought for her
freedom in Sudan. Now she has been re-arrested with her husband and
Secrets: The family were seized by the National
Intelligence Security Services, dubbed the 'Agents of Fear' by Amnesty
International, which accused them of a catalogue of abuses. The NISS is
also notorios for taking prisoners to 'ghost houses' for torture
The couple were detained by around 40 security agents with their two children, Maya, one month, and Martin, 21 months.
lawyer, Shareif Ali Shareif, told MailOnline: 'Meriam Ibrahim and
Daniel Wani were arrested at the airport two hours ago [about 1230GMT).
'They are now in the detention of the National Security forces. The family were trying to leave Sudan for a safe place.
'The children are with Meriam. They were arrested as well.
don't have any information about what charges they face. But the
National Security force does not have to take them to court. This is not
a criminal matter, it a national security matter.'
freedom group Hardwired confirmed that Meriam and Daniel had been taken
into custody by the feared National Intelligence and Security Services
NISS does not
operate through the courts if it claims to be working on a matter of
national security and can detain people indefinitely, Hardwired said.
organisation was described as ‘Agents of Fear’ in a damning report by
human rights campaigners Amnesty which outlined a catalogue of abuses
they had carried out.
NISS is also notorious for taking prisoners to secret 'ghost houses' where they are tortured.
brother Gabriel, a naturalized American citizen who lives in
Manchester, New Hampshire told MailOnline: ‘This is very concerning.
It’s bad news.
Edited by JoliePoufiasse - Jun 24 2014 at 9:12am