US ‘stands ready’ to try militant behind Daniel Pearl murder

The US Attorney General said Tuesday the United States “stands ready” to try a militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl whose release was ordered by a Pakistani court. The decision by Sindh High Court to release the accused comes months after it sparked outrage for overturning the murder conviction and death sentence of… Continue reading US ‘stands ready’ to try militant behind Daniel Pearl murder

Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Daniel Pearl murder

A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the release of a British-born militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and beheaded in the southern city of Karachi in 2002. The decision by Sindh High Court comes months after it sparked outrage for overturning the murder conviction and death sentence of Ahmed… Continue reading Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Daniel Pearl murder