"The Afghan government has said that the sentence was not final.
A government spokesman said recently that the case would be handled "very carefully".
Now the Afghan Senate has issued a statement on the case - it was not voted on but was signed by its leader, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, an ally of President Hamid Karzai.
It said the upper house approved the death sentence conferred on Mr Kambaksh by a city court in Mazar-e-Sharif."
Please read the rest at BBC News
Please pray for this young man and I will try to find a picture of him.
mypetjawa has more on this story in the January archive under the title of Good News: "Moderate" Regime in Afgahanistan Sentences Student to Death for Blasphemy
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