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  Daniel Pearl at AllExperts
Pearl was investigating the case of Richard Reid, links between Al Qaeda and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), and $100,000 wired to September 11 chief operative Mohammed Atta's account in the US by Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, following instructions by Pakistani General Mahmoud Ahmad — the ISI director general at the time.
Daniel Pearl was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and grew up in Encino in Los Angeles, California where he attended Portola Middle School and Birmingham High School.
The Daniel Pearl Foundation [2] was formed by Pearl's family and friends to continue Pearl's mission and to address the root causes of this tragedy, in the spirit, style, and principles that shaped Pearl's work and character.
en.allexperts.com /e/d/da/daniel_pearl.htm   (1338 words)

  Daniel Pearl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Daniel Pearl was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and grew up in Encino in Los Angeles, California where he attended Portola Middle School and Birmingham High School.
Pearl's body was found in a shallow grave in the outskirts of Karachi on May 16.
The Daniel Pearl Foundation [2] was formed by Pearl's family and friends to continue Pearl's mission and to address what they consider the root causes of his death, in the spirit, style, and principles that shaped Pearl's work and character.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daniel_Pearl   (1417 words)

 Stanford Magazine > May/June 2002 > Feature Story > Danny Pearl
When word of Pearl’s death was broadcast on February 21, Vera Katz started scrambling around her home in Venice, Calif., looking for a piece of paper she had brought with her when she emigrated from Moscow in 1987.
Daniel Pearl and Craig Sherman were two of dozens of pilgrims from America and Europe who came to Moscow, passing through apartments like the Katzes’ with words of support.
Before his abduction, Daniel Pearl was a clever reporter, known to hundreds of people who cared about him or were covered by him at the North Adams Transcript, the Berkshire Eagle, and in the Atlanta, Washington, London and Bombay bureaus of the Journal.
www.stanfordalumni.org /news/magazine/2002/mayjun/features/pearl.html   (2509 words)

 US Reporter Kidnapped In Pakistan Killed On VideoTape
Pearl's family called him "a beloved son, a brother, an uncle, a husband and a father to a child who will never know him." Pearl's wife Mariane, who was with him in Karachi, is more than six months pregnant with their first child, a son.
Pearl, the Journal's South Asian bureau chief based in Bombay, India, for the past two years, had been working in Karachi for three weeks when he was kidnapped.
Pearl's family said in their statement that "up until a few hours ago we were confident that Danny would return safely, for we believed no human being would be capable of harming such a gentle soul."
www.rense.com /general20/pearle.htm   (934 words)

 Daniel Pearl
Pearl also shot commercials, industrial films and documentaries during that period, and a couple of music promos with director Jerry Kramer which were slotted as fillers on the experimental Z channel in Los Angeles and Top of the Pops in England.
Pearl exposed the film at 48 frames per second using a crystal motor to synchronize with the soundtrack at double speed.
Pearl states the obvious that music videos have helped to stretch the visual literacy of a new generation of moviegoers and TV watchers.
www.cameraguild.com /interviews/chat_pearl/pearl_icgpiece.htm   (2200 words)

 CNN.com - U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl is dead, officials confirm - February 22, 2002
Pearl's January 23 abduction prompted appeals from top U.S. and Pakistani officials for his release, and resulted in the arrests of several people believed to have been involved in the kidnapping -- including the man Pakistani officials identified as the ringleader, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh.
Pearl is the 10th reporter to die while involved in coverage of the war against terrorism, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
The kidnappers accused Pearl of being a spy -- an accusation strongly denied by the CIA and his newspaper -- and vowed to kill Pearl if their demands were not met.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/asiapcf/south/02/21/missing.reporter   (953 words)

 Online NewsHour -- Media Watch: The Daniel Pearl Case
Update: Pakistani officials confirm that DNA tests showed a decapitated body found in a shallow grave in the southern port city of Karachi in May was that of Daniel Pearl, the murdered Wall Street Journal reporter.
On the tape, prosecutors say Pearl is forced to say that he is Jewish, then has his throat cut after he is unconscious or already dead.
Update: While President Bush says he is "satisfied" with Pakistan's response to the abduction and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, he said the U.S. is "interested in dealing with" the Islamic militant accused of masterminding Pearl's kidnapping.
www.pbs.org /newshour/media/response/pearl.html   (783 words)

 WSJ.com - Major Business News
Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal correspondent abducted while reporting in Pakistan, died at the hands of his captors.
Pearl disappeared in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Jan. 23 after embarking for what he believed was an interview with a prominent figure in the country's Islamic movement.
Pearl often seemed as much at home with his violin, playing bluegrass music, as he was filing stories as a top reporter at a newspaper.
online.wsj.com /public/resources/documents/pearl-022102.htm   (1821 words)

 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was last seen January 23 in Karachi in southern Pakistan.
Pearl is the South Asian correspondent of the newspaper.
Pearl was last seen going to an appointment at a Karachi restaurant.
www.keynews.org /archives/pearl.htm   (410 words)

 Daniel Pearl
Pearl was on his way to a meeting with a senior Islamic cleric who Pearl thought could help him locate Reid, and give a lead in the story.
Pearl's death brings about the argument of whether or not we should allow these reporters to travel into dangerous war zones.
If Daniel had not been sent to the Kashmir region he would still be alive today, and he would be able to raise his son with his wife.
ucsu.colorado.edu /~marfitan/reporters/pearl.html   (882 words)

 Daniel Pearl 'refused to be sedated before his throat was cut' | Pakistan | Asia | International News | News | Telegraph
Daniel Pearl 'refused to be sedated before his throat was cut'
Pearl, who was kidnapped in Karachi in January 2002, knew for several hours that he was about to be killed, but resisted repeated attempts to sedate him, police now believe.
Five others who took part in Pearl's capture or guarded him are behind bars for their part in unrelated sectarian killings, and Pakistani authorities have no plans to press charges related to Pearl.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/05/09/wpearl09.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/05/09/ixworld.html   (1280 words)

 Briton to hang for murder of of US journalist Daniel Pearl | Pakistan | Asia | International News | News | Telegraph
A British Islamic militant was defiant yesterday as he was sentenced to hang in Pakistan for the kidnapping and murder of the American journalist Daniel Pearl.
Before his murder, Pearl was made to say: "I am a Jew." Then his killers cut his throat and beheaded him on camera.
Pearl's French widow, Marianne, who gave birth to a son in May, and his parents and sisters thanked the Pakistan and American authorities for hunting down the killers.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2002/07/16/wperl16.xml   (608 words)

 Asia Times - Who killed Daniel Pearl?
BHL is fascinated by two main themes: the flower of evil (personified by Omar Sheikh, the intellectual mastermind of Pearl's ordeal); and the double (Omar the killer as the double of the sacrificial lamb Pearl).
Omar Sheikh was to arrange the interview Daniel Pearl was so obsessed with: the interviewee would be Sheikh Mubarak Gilani, the leader of the al-Fuqrah subsect to which belonged the notorious shoe bomber Richard Reid.
But BHL chooses to interpret Omar as the Western double of Pearl: Omar himself was a Westernized Muslim, born in England and having received a perfectly English education.
www.atimes.com /atimes/South_Asia/EF28Df02.html   (2664 words)

 Daniel Pearl - SourceWatch
Daniel Pearl, a journalist for the Wall Street Journal, was abducted in Karachi on January 23, 2002, while attempting to meet with militant extremists.
Born on October 10, 1963, in Princeton, N. J., Pearl attended Stanford University from 1981 to 1985, as communication major with Phi Beta Kappa honors, co-founded a student newspaper the Stanford Commentary.
The Daniel Pearl Foundation was founded by his friends and family in his memory.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Daniel_Pearl   (218 words)

 The killing of Daniel Pearl
From the release of the initial photos that showed Pearl as a captive—his hands bound and with an automatic weapon pointed at his head—the young man was seen as a human being in a desperate situation, held responsible for events over which he had no control.
He wrote that “links in the chain of evidence outlined by US officials are weaker than past reports have suggested.” Pearl noted that much of the information used by the administration to justify the attack had been obtained from Sudanese dissidents, who had their own interests and axes to grind.
Daniel Pearl, like the 3,000 innocent people who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, is a victim of policies pursued by the United States.
www.wsws.org /articles/2002/feb2002/pear-f23.shtml   (1072 words)

 Mariane Pearl: life interrupted - Global Terrorism - www.smh.com.au
Mariane Pearl, who was pregnant with Daniel's child, went to her bedroom, slammed the door and, with all her might, cried out.
Pearl says she applied to the fund because she wanted Daniel to be "officially acknowledged by the US Government as a victim of terrorism; so that I can say to Adam, we are part of that group".
Pearl's appeal to the fund was rejected, and she has not decided if she will pursue the case.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/06/11/1086749893209.html?oneclick=true   (1573 words)

 CNN.com - Daniel Pearl, 38, reporter, expectant father - February 22, 2002
Pearl graduated from Stanford University with a degree in communications.
Pearl arrived there in December 2000, and his most recent articles for the Journal had dealt with the increasing tensions between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region.
Pearl is a respected journalist," Richard Boucher, a State Department spokesman, said in an interview in late January.
www.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/asiapcf/south/02/21/pearl.obit/index.html   (442 words)

 Daniel Pearl Fellowship
To be considered for the Daniel Pearl Fellowship, journalists applying to AFPF in 2003 from Pakistan must submit a two-page statement explaining how their career goals match the mission and spirit of Daniel Pearl as a journalist and a human being.
The paradox overshadowing Pearl's death was that his killers, Islamic militants angry with the West, murdered a reporter who was particularly sensitive to their views and grievances and committed to explaining them to his readers.
The Daniel Pearl Foundation, founded by his family is continuing his life mission to encourage dialogue among people of different cultures, to reduce cultural and religious hatred and create a platform for responsible and creative journalism.
www.pressfellowships.org /DPearl.html   (1433 words)

 Daniel Pearl Foundation
The Daniel Pearl Foundation was formed in memory of journalist Daniel Pearl to further the ideals that inspired Daniel's life and work.
The Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship established in partnership with the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships brings promising, mid-career foreign journalists to work for six months in a US newsroom.
The Daniel Pearl Foundation is grateful to the many volunteers and supporters who are helping us build the dialogues, the communication and the understanding that can overpower hatred.
www.danielpearl.org   (1201 words)

 OpinionJournal - Featured Article
Against this tide of madness the world is about to remember Daniel Pearl--a Jew, a citizen of the world, and a dialogue maker who formed genuine connections among people of different backgrounds.
In Danny's spirit, we have asked every community that plans to commemorate the anniversary of his death to invite a neighboring synagogue, mosque, church or temple of different faith to join in a prayer for a sane and humane world, a world free of the hatred that took Danny's life.
Pearl is the father of Daniel Pearl and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation (www.danielpearl.org).
www.opinionjournal.com /editorial/feature.html?id=110003095   (859 words)

 Daniel Pearl: 1963-2002 -- TIME
Daniel Pearl made his name at the Wall Street Journal writing "A-heads," those quirky and colorful feature articles that run down the middle of the paper's front page, and in a macabre way his own story might have appealed to him.
And all this would be material for that central column, but for the fact Daniel Pearl, whose wife, Marianne, is pregnant with their first child, was being held somewhere in Karachi, Pakistan, with a gun to his head.
Pearl's boss, Wall Street Journal managing editor Paul Steiger, pleaded with the group to at least restore Pearl to the role that led him to the Village restaurant the night of Jan. 22 — "View Danny as a messenger," Steiger wrote — and that is what shakes journalists most about the story.
www.time.com /time/nation/article/0,8599,212284,00.html   (670 words)

 JS Online:
Pearl knows what his mother is going through - Pearl's husband, Daniel, a journalist abducted in Pakistan in 2002, was slain in the same vivid, public way.
Pearl, 36, who published a book in September about her ordeal, "A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband," spoke as part of the "From the Heart" lecture series.
Daniel Pearl, 38, disappeared in Karachi, Pakistan, on Jan. 23, 2002, while researching an article about Islamic extremism and "shoe bombing" suspect Richard Reid.
www.jsonline.com /news/metro/may04/228797.asp   (651 words)

 SECRETARY-GENERAL’S STATEMENT ON DEATH OF DANIEL PEARL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Secretary-General was deeply saddened by reports of the death of journalist Daniel Pearl of The Wall Street Journal.  He extends personal condolences to Mr.
Pearl’s wife, family, colleagues and all others touched by this loss.
Pearl and his colleagues around the world, and reiterates his long-standing commitment to the right of journalists to carry out their vital work without fearing for their security, freedom or life.  Where that right is threatened, all of us are placed at risk.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/2002/sgsm8132.doc.htm   (120 words)

 Amazon.com: Who Killed Daniel Pearl?: Books: Bernard-Henri Levy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pearl, Levy argues, was killed not for who he was, but because of what he had discovered.
Daniel Pearl was on assignment in brutal Pakistan for the Wall St. Journal when he was kidnapped.
Pearl, a Jew, was found brutally murdered, and the video of how he died was released in shadowy form on the internet.
www.amazon.com /Killed-Daniel-Pearl-Bernard-Henri-Levy/dp/0974960942   (2762 words)

 Daniel Pearl Foundation: About Us: Daniel Pearl bio
The world has come to know Daniel Pearl as the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Pakistan in early 2002, just four months after 9/11.
Two days before his abduction, Danny learned that his wife Mariane was expecting a baby boy; he chose the name Adam for their son.
Following his murder, Danny's family and friends established the Daniel Pearl Foundation to carry on his legacy, using music and words to address the root causes of the hatred that took his life.
www.danielpearl.org /about_us/danielpearl_bio.html   (824 words)

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