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Pakistan Foils Plan To Break Journalist's Killer Out Of Jail

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.12.2016 | World

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has arrested 97 al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern city of Karachi a...

Illuminating Women's Voices From Within

Mariane Pearl | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Mariane Pearl

Bonding through our stories is crucial because it can create a global dialogue in which each voice matters as opposed to the cacophony of opinions we tend to replace them with. Connecting the dots between your life and those of others is what women do well. Now is the right time to help women and girls tell their stories.

Art of Resistance: Charlie Hebdo's Antonio Fischetti and Judea Pearl on the War on Journalists

Devra Maza | Posted 07.27.2016 | World
Devra Maza

It's the prize no one should have to win. When The Daniel Pearl Award was presented to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo, everyone who rose to applaud knew it came at a terrible cost.

Pakistan's Educated Jihadis

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 05.20.2016 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

Why would a graduate from the country's best business school, which has produced a president and a prime minister for Pakistan, become a terrorist? This should not completely shock us. It should instead redirect our attention toward one aspect of the jihadist movements that the government officials, policymakers and academics do not normally talk about.

Harmony in Tragedy: Palestinian and Israeli Teens Write a Song Together

Mark Barger Elliott | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact
Mark Barger Elliott

During a recent 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, a delegation of Israeli and Palestinian teens traveled 5,000 miles to join 18 young people born in the United States and war-torn regions around the globe, including South Sudan.

Honor Journalist James Foley: Don't Watch the Video

Clay Calvert | Posted 10.20.2014 | Media
Clay Calvert

If the early reports are correct and journalist James Foley was, in fact, executed by ISIS, you can honor him -- and not play into the terroristic hands of that organization -- simply by not watching the video of his murder.

Peter Himmelman: What I Know From My Strange Relationship With Daniel Pearl

Peter Himmelman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Peter Himmelman

To say he haunts me is an understatement. I wish that we could have been friends, that we could have made music together.

Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA

Maryam Zar | Posted 04.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Maryam Zar

As opposed to hunkering down and entrenching themselves in hatred, his parents created the Daniel Pearl Foundation which proposes cross cultural dialogue with a focus on the foundations of peace rather than war.

This Is Danny Pearl's Final Story

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is walking toward me in a black prayer cap, a cream-colored tunic, and matching shalwar, or baggy pants. He’s hunched over, his beard dyed red, a symbol of piety to conservative Muslims, and I can’t take my eyes off him. | Asra Q. Nomani | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is walking toward me in a black prayer cap, a cream-colored tunic, and matching shalwar, or baggy pants. He’s hunched over, h...

Pakistan Arrests Suspect In Murder Of WSJ Reporter Daniel Pearl

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

ISLAMABAD, March 19 (Reuters) - Pakistan has arrested a former militant leader in connection with the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Da...

Terrorist Linked To Daniel Pearl Murder Arrested In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

Authorities in Karachi, Pakistan, have arrested a high-ranking Sunni militant allegedly involved in the brutal slaying of Wall Street Journal journali...

Andrea Stone

Peter King Plans Another Hearing On Muslim Radicalization | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security has scheduled a fifth hearing on radicalization within the Muslim-American comm...

Andrea Stone

Helen Radkey, Blocked From Mormon Baptism Database, Charges Harassment | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Helen Radkey, the whistle-blowing former Mormon whose discoveries of posthumous proxy baptisms of Holocaust victims, Mahatma Gandhi and slain Jewish j...

Romney and the Mormons

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Arthur Goldwag

Romney shouldn't have to answer for the LDS's not-so-distant racist past. He's lived in the public eye for a long time; he can stand or fall on his own record.

Daniel Pearl Baptized Posthumously By Mormon Church

Posted 04.30.2012 | Media

Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter kidnapped and beheaded in Pakistan in 2002, was posthumously baptized by the Mormon church last year, t...

Remembering Daniel Pearl: The Challenge of Non-Violence and the Possibilities and Limitations of Forgiveness

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 04.26.2012 | World
Clarence B. Jones

How do we best honor and commemorate the memory of Daniel Pear and the victims of 9/11? By retaliatory vengeance and violence or forgiveness, reconciliation and redemption.

Could You Please Stop Confusing Me With the Facts?

Lilac Sigan | Posted 04.20.2012 | World
Lilac Sigan

The original Mohammed al Dura story is about a boy that was caught with his dad in the line of fire between Israeli and Palestinian forces, at the very beginning of the second intifada. Along the years, many new findings came up about this story.

Study Links New Al Qaeda Leader To Murder Of Journalist

Posted 07.23.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Saif al-Adel, an Egyptian militant recently appointed interim leader of al Qaeda operations, has been linked to the killing of...

The Antidote to Glenn Beck

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tamar Abrams

Glenn Beck has now taken on Reform Jews, of which I am one. Dismissing us as similar to "radicalized Islam," he went on to sum up our rabbis as "generally political in nature."

What's on My Tombstone, and Why

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

On my tombstone, which awaits me at the Trinity Church nondenominational cemetery at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, I had inscribed the last words of Daniel Pearl.

The Women Who Chase Terrorists

Abigail Pesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abigail Pesta

This was no academic exercise. In tracking down the identities of Daniel Pearl's kidnappers and killers, students made phone calls and even face-to-face visits to relatives of suspected Pakistani terrorists.

Inside The Brutal Murder Of Daniel Pearl

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A three-year investigation into the 2002 kidnapping and murder of journalist Daniel Pearl has identified 27 Pakistanis that played a role - most of wh...

Woe-Is-A-Me-Bop: RIP Captain Beefheart

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Holly Cara Price

Yesterday late afternoon it was announced that Don Van Vliet, AKA Captain Beefheart, had shuffled off this mortal coil at the age of 69. He would in f...

Daniel Pearl Act Identifies Violations of Press Freedom Globally

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

With little fanfare in Washington and with few countries in the world noticing, President Barack Obama signed into law an act that will hold governments all around the world accountable for violations of human rights.

Is There a Double Standard in the World When It Comes to Demonstrations Over the Killing of Innocent People?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The killing of nine people aboard the ship Mavi Marmara by Israeli commandos brought huge demonstrations. Terrorists set off bombs and kill innocent people almost everyday, and no one takes to the streets in protest.