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US: Sudan has not re-arrested freed Christian woman

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The United States said Tuesday that it had received assurances a Sudanese Christian woman has not, as reported, been re-arrested, one day after a court annulled her death sentence for apostasy.  

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag sits in her cell at a women's prison in Omdurman, on May 28, 2014 after giving birth to a baby girl

State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Washington has been informed by Sudan that "the family was temporarily detained at the airport for several hours by the government for questioning about issues related to their travel and, I think, travel documents.

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