Help save Pervez Kambaksh

February 1, 2008

Blogging at The Guardian, Roy Greenslade points to a petition at The Independent newspaper to help save the journalist Pervez Kambaksh who has been sentenced to death in Kabul. His “crime” was something I do every single day and don’t give a second thought to – downloading material from the internet. Roy adds,

I have signed. Every journalist should sign, not simply because Kambaksh is “one of us”, not even because his conviction is a denial of press freedom, but because it is barbaric to put anyone to death for standing up for people’s human rights. link

I’ve signed too. You can sign the petition by clicking the picture of Pervez above and you can read the full article in The Independent.