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British jihadi’s Pearl beheading sentence nixed

A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the death sentence for British-born militant Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who had been convicted over the 2002 killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl. Sheikh’s defence lawyer Khawja Naveed told AFP his client’s sentence had been reduced to seven years in prison. Since Sheikh has been in prison since 2002, […]

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