​Meriam Ibrahim Given Refuge by US Embassy After Second Arrest

Merely a day after her death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity was canceled and she was released, Mariam Ibrahim was taken into custody again on Tuesday over supposedly suspicious travel documents. She was arrested trying to leave Sudan (reportedly to travel to the US via South Sudan) with her… » 6/28/14 12:00pm 6/28/14 12:00pm

Sudanese Woman Facing Death Penalty for Apostasy To Be Freed

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christianity has won her freedom. In face of the slew of condemnation hurled at Sudanese authorities by leaders and citizens around the world, under-secretary Abdullahi Alzareg told the BBC that "Sudan guaranteed… » 5/31/14 3:00pm 5/31/14 3:00pm

Grizzled Do-Gooder George Clooney Arrested in D.C.

George Clooney led a protest in Washington, DC today, in which he and other demonstrators — including his father, Nick Clooney — called on alleged war criminal Omar-Al Bashir to stop the violence in Sudan and allow humanitarian aid workers to enter the country. Both George and Nick were arrested, as were former… » 3/16/12 1:40pm 3/16/12 1:40pm

Darfur: When Assault Becomes A Case For Genocide

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, has pressed charges against Sudan's President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir for a variety of things and is awaiting the decision of 3 judges on what basis, if any, they will issue a warrant for his arrest. One of the many charges Moreno-Ocampo has… » 11/13/08 6:00pm 11/13/08 6:00pm