The Afghan Who Dared Read About Women’s Rights
“A young man, a student of journalism, is sentenced to death by an Islamic court for downloading a report from the internet. The sentence is then upheld by the country’s rulers. This is Afghanistan – not in Taliban times but six years after “liberation” and under the democratic rule of the West’s ally Hamid Karzai.”
If you weren’t wondering already, this story from The Independent will ask you to ponder what we’re fighting for in Afghanistan.