• Isaac Simon

Daniel Pearl Beheaded by Pakistani Terrorists, 2002

On This Day in Jewish History: February 1, 2002

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#onthisday, 2002, Jewish-American journalist from @wsj, Daniel Pearl, is beheaded by Pakistani terrorists. Pearl had been on assignment in Karachi and was kidnapped, accused of being an American spy, tortured, and executed. Recently, the highest Pakistani court moved to release the killers who had been previously been imprisoned and sentenced to death.

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In a video released after his murder, Pearl is quoted saying "...my father's side is Zionist. My father is Jewish, my mother is Jewish, I am Jewish. My family follows Judaism. We've made numerous family visits to Israel"

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