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Family of beheaded journalist Pearl to appeal against freeing convicted murderers

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The family of US journalist Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and beheaded in Pakistan in 2001, plans to appeal to Pakistan’s Supreme Court to overturn a decision to free the four men convicted of his murder.

A panel of three judges of the court on Thursday threw out the 2002 murder convictions against the four Islamists, including the group’s British-born ringleader, Ahmad Omar Saeed Sheikh...

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