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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Afghani President Meets With Journalists On Kambaksh Case

In comments made to Afghan journalists, Afghani President Karzai said there was "no reason" to worry about Sayed Perwiz Kambakhsh, the young reporter sentenced to death for blasphemy, which suggests that he may intervene to prevent the sentence from being carried out. A group from the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association has met with the President and has received what it apparently interprets as such assurances. Read more here.

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