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IFJ urges Karzai to overturn death sentence

The International Federation of Journalists has called on its members to join a campaign to urge Afghan President Hamid Karzai to overturn a death sentence handed down to journalist Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh.

It has produced a template letter that you can use to send to the Afghan Embassy in your country and to your foreign minister urging him or her to express his or her concern to Karzai about the case of Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh.

In the UK as well as contacting David Milliband you can, of course, contact your own MP.

Here is the direct link to the IFJ letter and a link to the international appeal for Kambakhsh organized by kabulpress.org.

The Facebook group set up the other day is also growing.

Posted in the comments below by Mark: the email address for the Afghanistan Embassy in the UK is info@afghanembassyuk.org if anyone want to email the Ambassador.

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