Antisemitism in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/40239/all en Pakistan arrests militant linked to Daniel Pearl murder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/pakistan-arrests-militant-linked-daniel-pearl-murder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistani security officials said Monday they have arrested a former senior leader of a banned militant outfit who was allegedly involved in the 2002 murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl in Karachi.</p> <p>Qari Abdul Hayee, popularly known as Asadullah and from Karachi's eastern Gulshan-e-Iqbal neighbourhood, was detained in a raid on his hideout on Sunday, said a spokesman for the Rangers paramilitary force.</p> <p>Asadullah was formerly chief of the sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) in the southern province of Sindh and was "involved in several terror acts", said the official.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/pakistan-arrests-militant-linked-daniel-pearl-murder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antisemitism in Pakistan Daniel Pearl Islam and antisemitism War AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:30:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786521 at http://www.globalpost.com Daniel Pearl murder convict attempts suicide in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140215/daniel-pearl-murder-convict-attempts-suicide-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A British-Pakistani man convicted of the killing of US reporter Daniel Pearl has attempted to commit suicide in a Pakistani prison, an official said Saturday.</p> <p>"Omar Sheikh, a British-Pakistani, who is serving life imprisonment in Hyderabad prison, tried to hang himself with the exhaust of the prison cell late Friday," senior police official Akram Naeem told AFP. </p> <p>Pearl was working for the Wall Street Journal when he was kidnapped and beheaded in Pakistan in 2002.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140215/daniel-pearl-murder-convict-attempts-suicide-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antisemitism in Pakistan Daniel Pearl Islam War AFP Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:06:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6071671 at http://www.globalpost.com