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Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case

Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case

Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case KARACHI, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the release of four men being held over the 2002 abduction and killing of the American journalist Daniel Pearl, arguing that they had been acquitted months ago, and that their continued detention was …

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Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By

Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By

Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By The Hindus performed the prayer rituals awkwardly in supplication to their new, single god, as they prepared to leave their many deities behind them. Their lips stumbled over Arabic phrases that, once recited, would seal their conversion to Islam. The …

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Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege

Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege

Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege When Prime Minister Imran Khan boasted last year that Pakistan had one of the “freest presses in the world,” journalists were quick to object, saying that intimidation of reporters across the country was intensifying. It has only gotten worse since. Two years …

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Exiled Pakistani Journalist Found Dead in Sweden

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Exiled Pakistani Journalist Found Dead in Sweden Exiled Pakistani Journalist Found Dead in Sweden ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani journalist forced into exile in Sweden after covering violence, crime and a simmering insurgency in his home country was found dead on Friday in a river north of Stockholm, the Swedish police said. A Swedish police official told the BBC that the …

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Pakistani Court Overturns Conviction in 2002 Killing of Daniel Pearl

Pakistani Court Overturns Conviction in 2002 Killing of Daniel Pearl

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the murder conviction and death sentence of Ahmed Omar Sheikh, a British-born militant who had been convicted of masterminding the 2002 abduction and killing of the American journalist Daniel Pearl, lawyers said. The court also overturned the convictions of three other men who had been serving life sentences in the case. …

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