Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Death Sentence For Afghan Journo After Four Minute "Trial"


An Afghan reporter sentenced to death after downloading an article from the internet on women's rights has said his trial lasted just four minutes.

Pervez Kambaksh, 23, told the UK's Independent newspaper from his prison cell he was denied access to a lawyer and not allowed to defend himself.

His appeal against the death sentence is pending.more

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