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Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

Pakistan will seek to continue detention of Daniel Pearl murder convict Omar Sheikh — WSJ report

Sindh HC ordered Omar’s release Thursday. But a Wall Street Journal report quotes a Pakistani legal official, who says he will remain behind bars as authorities will try to prevent his release.
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Pakistan Supreme Court stays release of US journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder accused

In April, Sindh HC bench had commuted death sentence of British-born al Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, main accused Daniel Pearl abduction and murder case, to 7 years in prison.
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Omar Sheikh was let go because someone in Pakistan wanted him freed, like mentor Masood Azhar

Coronavirus pandemic, world distracted by Afghan peace deal and weak case in the murder of Daniel Pearl opened a window to acquit Omar Sheikh. But the US noticed.
Ashfaq Ahmed Zargar and Masood Azhar

Where are the 3 terrorists who were swapped for 170 passengers of hijacked IC-814?

Twenty years ago began the week-long Kandahar hijack. Result: Release of Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar, Omar Sheikh and Mushtaq Ahmad Zargar.

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