Se­nate Praises Death Sen­tence

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Afghanista­n’s up­per house of par­lia­ment lauded the death sen­tence handed down against a lo­cal jour­nal­ist who was found guilty of in­sult­ing Is­lam, an of­fi­cial said Wed­nes­day.

In a state­ment signed by the cham­ber’s chair­man, the Se­nate also con­demned what it called “in­ter­na­tional in­ter­fer­ence” to have the sen­tence of Sayed Per­wiz Kam­bakhsh, 23, an­nulled, spokesman Amin­ud­din Muza­fari said.

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