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'Irish blasphemy laws are a mild inconvenience. In other parts of the world, they're a matter of life or death'
As Vice-President responsible for the European Parliament’s dialogue with churches, religions and non-confessional organisations, I am increasingly being called upon to work on the crucial issue of freedom of religion or belief, writes Mairead McGuinness.
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Christian woman who was spared death sentence in Sudan arrives in Rome
27-year-old Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was sentenced to death in May for converting from Islam.
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Sudan releases woman sentenced to hanging for apostasy
The woman, who gave birth days after the verdict, was sentenced last month.
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Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'
Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.