Why Pearl was killed - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Syd Chaden
    • 15.04.13 | 21:07 (IDT)

    Pearl was killed because he was Jewish. The reason was his answer to the question, "Are you a Jew?" Those who choose to ignore the Islamic doctrine of death to infidels, Christians and Jews, will fantasize another reason. Those who choose to ignore the many Fatwas calling for death to the Jews and the destruction of Israel will look anywhere but at Islam for the reason. But, Muslims make no such pretense. Sunnis and Shiites each consider the other to be infidels, and they have been killing each other for centuries, for that reason. And, the killing continues to this day, in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya, Sudan, Mali, Iraq and Syria, to name a few of the affected countries. It is amazing that so many who are guilty of the same "crime" as Pearl choose to ignore the source of the finding of guilt, and the call for the death penalty.

    from the article: Daniel Pearl's father recites slain journalist's last words in Jerusalem ceremony
    First published 18:03 15.04.13 | Last updated 18:03 15.04.13
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