Background and Analysis:"Daniel Pearl's Essential Work," by Ann Cooper"He Took a Risk in Pursuit of Truth," by Terry Anderson
April 5, 2002 12:00 PM ET
New York, April 5, 2002---The trial of four suspects accused in the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl began today at Karachi's Central Jail, and was closed to the public and the media. Chief prosecutor Raja Qureshi said that "journalists have not been allowed because of security and the sensitivity of the case," according to The Associated Press. Close relatives of the accused were permitted to attend the trial.
After discussing procedural matters, the judge adjourned the case until April 12.
Pakistani security forces harass journalist, despite court order
May 26, 2017 4:02 PM ET
New York, May 26, 2017--Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency should stop harassing Taha Siddiqui, Pakistan bureau chief for World Is One News, a New Delhi-based news website, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials from the FIA last night delivered a summons ordering the journalist to appear today for...
New York, February 13, 2017 - Pakistani authorities should bring to justice all those responsible for the murder of Taimoor Khan, a cameraman for the private TV channel Samaa TV, who was fatally shot last night while covering the aftermath of an attack on a police vehicle, according to...