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Pakistan's Supreme Court frees man convicted then acquitted for role in beheading death of US journalist Daniel Pearl

1 month ago   |   By RT

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the release of Pakistani-British man Ahmad Saeed Omar Sheikh, who was convicted but later acquitted for his role in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.
The court also dismissed an appeal launched by Pearl's family after Ahmad Saeed Omar Sheikh was acquitted, but it remains unclear whether or not he will also be freed from custody on Thursday.
Three other Pakistanis convicted of playing a role in Pearl's kidnapping and death were also ordered to be released.
Pearl's beheading and dismemberment, confirmed in an autopsy, shocked the...
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Pakistan court frees man accused in killing of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl

Pakistan court frees man accused in killing of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

“Today's decision is a complete travesty of justice,” the Pearl family said in a statement.
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