LONDON May 19 Britain summoned the Sudanese
charge d'affaires on Monday to protest against sentencing a
pregnant woman to death for converting to Christianity.
A Sudanese court this month sentenced 27-year-old Mariam
Yahya Ibrahim to death for converting to Christianity. The court
ordered her to abandon her newly adopted faith and return to
Islam. She was also charged with adultery for marrying a
Britain's foreign office said the sentence was barbaric and
asked Sudanese Charge d'Affaires Bukhari Afandi to urge his
government to uphold its international obligations on freedom of
religion or belief and do all it can to overturn this decision.
(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; Editing by Belinda Goldsmith)