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Afghanistan - Attorney general's office issues illegal warrant for writer's arrest

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is very worried to learn that an arrest warrant was issued in Kabul on 30 January for Partaw Naderi, a well-known poet, writer and contributor to Afghan news media, in connection with a libel action by transport minister Davood Ali Najafi. “We call for the arrest warrant's immediate withdrawal,” Reporters Without Borders said. “According to the media law, the attorney general's office cannot initiate proceedings until requested by the commission for the verification of (...)

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