"The Sudanese government does not appear to have formally dropped its accusation of “incorrect travel documents.” Ibrahim is a Sudanese citizen, but the U.S. Embassy assisted her efforts to try to leave Khartoum using South Sudanese travel papers. Ibrahim was allowed to leave police custody after a brief detention on June 26 over the alleged ‘”forged” papers.
"Further good news for Meriam’s family was recently reported by the UK’s Daily Mail: her baby girl was not injured, despite being born while her mother was shackled to the floor.
"Meriam, herself a doctor, feared that being constrained during birth could cause irreparable damage to her daughter, Maya. It was feared that, like her father, Daniel, who has muscular dystrophy, she might not be able to walk. An ultrasound in the coming weeks is hoped to give Maya the all clear."