Thanks be to all that is right and just that we and our allies are in a position to render aid to this courageous young man. After all, isn't that just the sort of thing that Canadian and NATO soldiers are fighting and dying to prevent? Surely the Karzai government will intervene, after all, democracy and, um, freedom and stuff!
The Afghan Senate passed a motion this week supporting the sentence, according to the British newspaper The Independent.
Other journalists have been warned that they would be arrested if they protested in support of Kambaksh.