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Afghanistan: Further information on Death Penalty: Sayed Perwiz Kambakhsh (m)

, Index number: ASA 11/012/2008

Sayed Perwiz Kambakhsh is now known to have been convicted of an offence which carries a maximum sentence of five years' imprisonment, but is still facing the death penalty. He has not been receiving a fair and impartial hearing for his appeal, which began on 18 May. His appeal has since come to a standstill at the Court of Appeal in Kabul.

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