Afghan Election 2009: Taliban Commander Threatens To Cut Off Any Finger Stained By Voting Ink

09/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan:The Taliban have escalated a campaign of threats and intimidation ahead of the presidential election next Thursday, warning voters in mosques and through leaflets and radio announcements not to vote, or face strong punishment.

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