Refuge at US embassy a relief, says husband of Sudan woman facing death threats
Published on Jun 27, 2014 3:42 PM
KHARTOUM (AFP) - The husband of a Sudanese Christian woman facing threats after her apostasy death sentence was overturned expressed relief on Friday that the family has been given refuge at the US embassy.
"Really, it's good," Mr Daniel Wani, the American husband of Ms Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, 26, told AFP by telephone, adding that embassy staff have been "very helpful and very nice."
He said his wife and two children, who could be heard in the background, are doing well at the heavily-guarded facility on the outskirts of Khartoum.
Mr Wani confirmed that they have sought the embassy's protection because of death threats against his wife.
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