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Pakistan breaks up plan to free Daniel Pearl’s killer

The Pakistan military reported Friday (2/12) it had arrested 97 militants who plotting a series of attacks that included freeing the killer of journalist Daniel Pearl. Three extremist groups, including al Qaeda, were working together on the plan.

The BBC reported the plan included six suicide bombers and was close to being carried out.

Pearl, a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, was working on ties between the Pakistan government and extreme Islamic groups when he was kidnapped and later beheaded.

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Following his murder, Daniel Pearl’s family established the Daniel Pearl Foundation to

continue Danny’s mission and to address the root causes of this tragedy, in the spirit, style, and principles that shaped Danny’s work and character.

These principles include uncompromised objectivity and integrity; insightful and unconventional perspective; tolerance and respect for people of all cultures; unshaken belief in the effectiveness of education and communication; and the love of music, humor, and friendship.

One of the most visible activities is Daniel Pearl World Music Days. These events celebrate Pearl’s love of music and the ability of music to draw people together.

 

 

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