Death Sentence for Afghan Journalist for “Blasphemy”

Follows 2003 and 2005 cases Index on Censorship has the story of Sayed Parvez Kambakhsh, the young Afghan journalist who has been sentenced to death for supposedly downloading and distributing an Iranian article (unidentified) deemed to be blasphemous: Deeply conservative Afghan clerics, most of whom have never used a computer or the Internet, believe Kambakhsh himself […]