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Daniel Pearl

Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA

Maryam Zar | Posted 02.25.2014 | 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...

Daniel Pearl Journalism Center Opens In Israel

AP | Posted 04.17.2013 | Media

HERZLIYA, Israel -- An Israeli college has established a journalism center named for a Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and killed in Pa...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 killin...

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.

Invitation to a Beheading: South Waziristan Park on Steroids

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

If we blinker our focus to cartoons on cable we will pose no obstacle to the endless anonymous, slow execution of Islam at the hands of a thousand unrecorded decapitations.

Former Justice Department Attorney John Yoo Opposes Terror Trials in NYC

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Heather Robinson

For helping to provide the legal framework for the water boarding of KSM, Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim Nashiri, Yoo has been vilified as author of the "torture memos."

Daniel Pearl's Family Disagrees WIth NYC Trial For Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The mother and father of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl are disappointed with the federal government's decision to try Pearl's profes...

How Daniel Pearl May Have Saved David Rohde

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In 2002, Wall Street Journal editors and Dow Jones officials chose to publicize Danny's kidnapping with interviews on Larry King Live and regular head...

US Journalists Arrested, Kidnapped Abroad (ROUNDUP)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The trial and sentencing of American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee to 12 years in a North Korean work camp prompts the question: what other Amer...

A Word from Anderson Cooper

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mona Gable

As for Cooper's chatty colleagues and the rise in cable news of liberal and conservative anchors to attract viewers, don't get Cooper started. He believes in the quaint notion we used to call facts.