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The Afghan Short-Circuit

It looks like Karzai may have found what NR’s editors refer to today as the Afghan way to short-circuit the prosecution of Mr. Rahman for apostasy.

The AP reports: “An Afghan man facing a possible death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity may be mentally unfit to stand trial, a state prosecutor said Wednesday.”

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