Were it not for international outcry demanding her immediate release, she most undoubtedly would have been repeatedly tortured and ultimately hanged. As is customary in Shari’a law, children are imprisoned with their mothers. Thus, her 20 month-old-son, Martin, was caged with her during the entire affair.
The immediate question now is how quickly can they exit the Sudan, because the small, young family is most assuredly not safe among the radical population. Since the U.S. State Department has been virtually silent on this matter, the UK has offered immediate asylum to the entire family.
This is one situation where relentless, public international outrage saved three innocent lives and helped reunite an innocent U.S. Christian family. For all the people of the world who raised their voices in Meriam’s defense, may God Bless you!!
Joanne Moudy is the author of “The Tenth,” a paranormal thriller exploring the very real trauma of abortion in a fictional realm. She proudly served as an officer in the military for nine years, before specializing in emergency nursing until retirement. She speaks regularly on the subjects of religious freedom, traditional marriage, and pro-life, and the impact of liberalism and secularism on all of humanity. You can follow her on Twitter @composedof1.