Washington: Angelina Jolie was banned from entering Sudan by visa authorities of the country recently.
Angelina Jolie. Pic/Santa Banta
According to Radar Online, the 39-year-old actress, who's a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations, had arrived to attend a civil society event in the country's capital of Khartoum.
As per local media, Peter Tibber from the British embassy in Sudan, confirmed that the beauty was absence at the event.
However, Jolie lend her presence at the event through a video, where she asked Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to respect the fundamental right to freedom of religion, after the administration had issued death sentence of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, a Christian woman who refused to give up her religion, and was convicted of apostasy, with the grave implications.