Our Tracking Lincoln series continues with the third-generation owner of the Lincoln Square Lounge.
The measure includes censorship, control of links with foreign media and creates special courts to deal with media crimes.
Journalists fear it could spell the end to any kind of media freedom in Afghanistan.
The BBC’s David Loyn reports from Kabul.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.