Dr Samey Hamed from International Pen speaks at a gathering organised by the media and those supporting democracy and freedom
of speech, many people spoke out against the actions of the Attorney-General of
Afghanistan, Mr Abdul Jabara Sabet, against Tolo TV. (For background, see video of news report of Tolo TV for background, and which
caused the raiding of Tolo TV's premises on 17 April 2007.)
Dr Hamed, well known poet and writer, spoke about the importance of free media and the need to protect the media from those who were determined to trample on the Constitutionally protected rights of all Afghans.
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