Meriam’s sentence will not be carried out immediately
On 27 May Meriam Yehya Ibrahim gave birth in a prison clinic. She currently remains in detention with her two children. Meriam’s sentence will not be carried out immediately. According to Sudan’s Criminal Code, a woman that is heavily pregnant cannot be executed before giving birth to her child and nursing him or her for two years. More than 1,012,765 people from all over the world have shown their support and took action in Amnesty International campaign for Meriam's immediate and unconditional release. The country team is monitoring the situation of Meriam and her family.