February 1, 2002 This Day in Jewish History / Journalist Daniel Pearl Murdered in Pakistan by Islamic Terrorists

The Wall Street Journal’s South Asia bureau chief, who was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan while pursuing an Al-Qaida connection, remained proud and defiant to the end.

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On February 1, 2002, the Jewish-American journalist Daniel Pearl was murdered in Karachi by Islamic terrorists, nine days after being kidnapped in the Pakistani city. The Mumbai-based South Asia bureau chief...