An Afghan man who recently admitted he converted to Christianity faces the death penalty under the country’s strict Islamic legal system… Prosecuting attorney Abdul Wasi told the judge that the punishment should fit the crime. He says Rahman is a traitor to Islam and is like a cancer inside Afghanistan. Under Islamic law and under the Afghan constitution, he says, the defendant should be executed.
I just wanted to get this story out. It’s things like this that make me fear ‘us vs them’ and black and white thinking.