Press freedom in the news 10/22/08

By Andrew Levinson/Communications Assistant on October 22, 2008 12:09 PM ET

Yesterday's 20-year jail sentence of Afghan journalism student Parwez Kambakhsh is getting additional coverage today. 

The Associated Press has updates, and the Canadian Globe and Mail has a story about Kambakhsh that cites our alert, released yesterday. The Italian Inter Press Service has a story about the case as well as that of Afghan journalist Jawed Ahmad, who was held by U.S. forces at Bagram Air base until his release last month.


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