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Meriam Ibrahim was released from death row in Sudan on Monday, but was detained with her family at Khartoum airport, according to a report from the BBC. Ibrahim was sentenced in May to be hanged for renouncing Islam. The BBC…>read moreNo Comment June 24, 2014
The French bank BNP Paribas SA is bound to pay between $8 billion and $9 billion to settle with authorities from the United States regarding violations of sanctions, according to a report from Reuters. Authorities from the United States have…>read moreNo Comment June 24, 2014
The Obama administration is being pressured to grant asylum to a woman from Sudan who is pregnant and has been sentenced to death because of her Christian faith, according to Fox News. The woman, 27-year-old Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, is being…>read moreNo Comment May 23, 2014
Sudan has come under fire recently when a woman was ordered to be executed by a Sudanese court because she was convicted of adultery. Human rights groups are asking Sudan to get rid of death by stoning. According to Human…>read moreNo Comment June 1, 2012
Actor George Clooney was arrested outside of the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. on Friday. Clooney and at least one congressman were among those arrested outside of the embassy. It has been reported that the arrests were anticipated and it…>read moreNo Comment March 16, 2012
The Department of Justice and its federal brethren unsealed a pair of indictments Wednesday that merit interest. First, in New York, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District has indicted an alleged Russian arms dealer and his associate with trying to…>read moreNo Comment February 17, 2010