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Christian Wife Sentenced to Death in Sudanese Jail Visited By Husband

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FOX NEWS-- The husband of a pregnant woman jailed in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith says she is spending her days with shackled, swollen legs. 

Meriam Ibrahim, who is 8-months pregnant, was sentenced to death for her Christian faith and has been told she will be able to deliver the child and nurse before facing death. Her husband was finally able to visit her and their 18-month-old son in jail on Monday. The boy is being held because he is Muslim and "cannot be raised by a Christian man."

Lawyers associated with the Sudanese high court are working on an appeal following backlash from the international community. Sudan punishes citizen's who convert from Muslim to other religions by death, something the wife denies. She says she was born and raised Christian, but the court says documents obtained show otherwise. 

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